Are Our Cells Safe? Delving into EMF Radiation Exposure

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  • My Class Needs EMF radiation meters to measure radiation exposure

    Launched October 30th, 2017 Project Deadline January 30th, 2018
    Classroom Size 20 Students School Size 1700 Students

    My Students

    The Grades 10-12 students enrolled in my ICT courses come from diverse social-economic backgrounds but all have a common interest in information technology. Many desire a career in this field either through direct entry into the work force after graduation or after pursuing a post-secondary education. Some of their issues include attendance, anxiety, autism, hearing loss, and other learning disabilities. Most use smartphones and likely none have measured their exposure levels to EMF radiation.

    How will this project impact them?

    With the proliferation of wifi in everyday places coupled with the increased use of cellphones, students are continually exposed to EMF radiation. According to the World Health Organization, the EM fields produced by cellphones have been classified as a possible carcinogen. Students will use these meters to measure EMF radiation levels in various locations, with the goals of both bringing greater awareness of their degree of exposure and also fostering further inquiry into the long-term effects of this exposure. Short-term benefits include voluntarily reducing cellular usage and taking precautions to minimize EMF radiation exposure through the use of speakerphones or headsets when making necessary phone calls. Cancer prevention is the long-term benefit to students, staff, family and others in their community who understand the risks of EMF radiation exposure as a result of this project.

  • Where the $1062.41 goes

    1

    Trifield Electromagnetic Field Meter, 60Hz (Model 100XE)

    Amazon.ca

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    $231.25 x 1 = $231.25
    2

    Cornet ED88T RF/EMF Detector

    Safe Living Technologies

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    $248.00 x 1 = $248.00
    3

    Acousticom 2 - RF Detector

    Safe Living Technologies

    View Item Online
    $260.00 x 1 = $260.00
    Shipping & Handling $17.00
    Provincial and Federal Taxes $88.71
    Fulfillment Materials * $45.00
    3rd Party Payment Processing Fee ** $13.09
    Project cost excluding donation to support myclassneeds.ca $903.05
    Optional donation to support myclassneeds.ca *** $159.36
    Project cost including donation to support myclassneeds.ca $1,062.41
    0 donors -$0.00
    Still needed $1,062.41

    * Fulfillment Materials: This covers the physical costs of processing teacher and student thank-you letters and pictures, including printing, postage, labels, envelopes, cover sheets, etc.

    ** Payment Processing Fee: An average of fees charged to MyClassNeeds for processing donations (e.g. credit card payments through a secure server). We have worked hard to select the most secure option for the cost.

    *** Optional Donation: An optional donation to support MyClassNeeds which is calculated at 15% of the project’s price tag. The optional contribution supports the work we do to engage teachers, build awareness, and to generally run MyClassNeeds. To do that we need a world- class website supported by strong business systems and processes that improve over time.


    Disclaimer: MyClassNeeds (MCN ) is the charitable affiliate of Curriculum Services Canada (CSC). MCN and CSC do not endorse or promote any particular supplier, product, or service requested by the teachers through our online crowdfunding platform. MCN assesses every project to ensure that the requested resources represent the most economical and impactful approach to enriching students’ learning experience.

    MCN will contact the school administrator associated with the specific project and ensure that the administrator has given approval to the project to go ahead and that the resources requested meet the fundraising guidelines within their province, board or district and school.

    MCN will seek competitive prices from various suppliers to ensure the best possible price for the materials and services. Where available, MCN may (at our discretion) suggest lower-cost alternatives that may accomplish the same project goals. Our suggestion of an alternate option is not an endorsement by either MCN or CSC of the supplier, product or service and the final decision on the choice of resource is made by the teacher(s) themselves.

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by Mr. Wong

I graduated from SFU with my Biomedical/Electronics Engineering degree and worked at a very successful telecommunications startup company in Richmond, BC. Despite achieving my goal of becoming an engineer, the sense of fulfillment and accomplishment from making a positive difference in ...

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