TCE (Tricholorethylene) Contamination and Cleanup Curriculum

TCE Homepage

The chemical compound trichoroethylene is a chlorinated hydrocarbon commonly used as an industrial solvent. It is informally referred to as TCE, and sold under a variety of trade names. TCE is a clear non-flammable liquid with a sweet smell.

Youth Programming

Outreach supports a variety of youth programming:

Summer Camps

Research Internships

School Year Activities

For more information contact Marti Lindsey, PhD, at or call 520-626-3692

Toxic Detectives

The Toxic Detectives summer camp is an amazing opportunity for middle school students (entering grades 6 -8) to learn real world connections to toxicology and the environment. In addition, students will explore the U of A campus environment.






Environmental Scholars

Unfortunately Environmental Scholars will not be held this year. Look For this program in 2018.

Environmental Factor: September 2014 - Highlights the KEYS HS student Internship Program

News Date: 
September 2, 2014 :00am

Arizona internship program marks ninth year

With funding from NIEHS and other sources, this summer the University of Arizona (UA) gave 45 more high school interns an intensive 7-week enrichment experience in science. To read more ...

SWEHSC Training the Next Generation of STEM Specialists

News Date: 
July 21, 2014 :00am

This summer, 45 high school students from Tucson, Tuba City, Scottsdale, Phoenix and Nogales took part in an innovative University of Arizona program called KEYS – Keep Engaging Youth in Science. During the seven-week immersion program, the students served as interns alongside faculty members, postdoctoral students and graduate students in various UA laboratories. Read more

Environmental Health for Schools

Parents, personnel, and communities can help by sharing a Back to School Toolkit with schools and education departments.

Environmental Health for Youth

The Community Outreach and Education Core (COEC) chose to focus on the required target audiences of Community through projects such as:

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