- Weight: 2% of course grade
- Grading Rubric
Please describe experiences you have had where an environmental law or laws had a positive impact on your life. On the other hand, if you feel that environmental laws have been overbearing, please explain why.
Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.
- Weight: 11% of course grade
- Grading Rubric
This unit has presented the impact of industrial waste on human populations. It has presented an appraisal of the laws enacted to reduce the impacts of environmental hazards on human populations as well as a determination of the impact of toxic substances on human populations. The essay assignment is an opportunity for you to share how much you have learned in this unit.
For this assignment, please write an essay that examines the impact of industrial and hazardous waste on human populations. You should address the following elements:
- an appraisal of a minimum of two laws that aim to reduce the impacts of environmental hazards on human populations, and
- a determination of the impact of toxic substances on human populations.
In your paper, limit the number of words devoted to direct quotations of references. The vast majority of your paper should be paraphrasing of sources and inclusion of your own thoughts on the laws that you present.
Your essay must be at least three pages in length. You must include a cover page and reference page, which do not count toward the minimum page requirement. You must include an introduction to your essay.
You should utilize at least the two required unit resources (the Apollonio et al. and Bergeson articles) at a minimum. Ensure you follow APA guidelines for this assignment, and adhere to guidelines when creating citations and references since outside sources are used for this assignment.