the pesticide project
ongoing research to measure trace levels of DDT and other estrogenic
pesticides in drinking water, green tea, and dietary supplements by
introductory chemistry students at Amherst College

the project

the basis and procedure

molecular models

the data

the paper

ball-and-stick model of the DDT molecule

external links

DDT chemical backgrounder

the EPA

food chain magnification

DDT bioavailability

DDT and breast cancer: not linked?

Patricia B. O'Hara
Amherst College Department of Chemistry
Office: 517 Merrill Science Center
Phone: 413.542.2732
Personal website:
Chemistry 11 website:
Chemistry 11: Introduction to Chemistry

site design:
Parsiri Audcharevorakul '05
Brian Lyons '05
July 2002