Apply Your Knowledge: Solutions to Environmental Issues

Apply Your Knowledge: Solutions to Environmental Issues

[WLOs: 1, 3] [CLOs: 5, 6]

Prior to beginning work on this assignment, review Chapter 5 of your textbook.

Significant environmental issues can devastate a community. Follow the directions below to apply your knowledge about environmental issues to develop this week’s assignment:

In your paper,

  • Select a community familiar to you.
  • List the three most significant environmental issues facing the community (cite your sources when referring to websites or articles).
  • Describe how these environmental issues affect the health of individuals in the community (cite your sources).
  • Identify the major causes of these health problems.
  • Provide several significant steps that could be corporately adopted to reduce the environmental problem.

*Note: You are encouraged to integrate any feedback from your instructor and upload the assignment to Portfolium. For assistance using Portfolium, review the Portfolium Student Guide.

The Apply Your Knowledge: Solutions to Environmental Issues paper

  • Must be two to three double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s APA Style (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted

For further assistance with the formatting and the title page, refer to APA Formatting for Word 2013 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..

  • Must utilize academic voice. See the Academic Voice (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. resource for additional guidance.
  • Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
    • For assistance on writing Introductions & Conclusions (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. as well as Writing a Thesis Statement (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site., refer to the Ashford Writing Center resources.
  • Must use at least one scholarly source in addition to the course text.
    • The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.
  • Must document any information used from sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
  • Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. See the Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. resource in t
 
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