Is Fluoride in Drinking Water Safe?

Protect your teeth with fluoridated drinking water. A short YouTube video from the ACS Reactions playlist explains how fluoride is a safe substance to add to drinking water. It highlights some common myths and debunks them.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Get the class to test water quality in school and at home
Classroom Considerations
  • Scholars should be familiar with the notation for ions
  • Some knowledge of basic chemistry is helpful
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Interesting graphics
  • Narration is well-paced
Cons
  • None