Deliverable 7 – Constructing a Sustainable Energy Plan

Assignment Content Competencies Describe the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere and how they interact. Analyze the root causes, effects, and solutions of environmental problems. Determine how the environment and economies are interconnected. Analyze the importance of water and soil in the production and distribution of food. Evaluate the relationship between energy use, waste, and pollution and … Read more

Discussion board

Watch the video at CNBC:  “ power-rundown-detroits-water-crisis.html.” and discuss Detroit and the burden of paying for water. How might we provide clean safe water to poor households who can’t afford to pay for the infrastructure necessary to get the water to them? How might this affect other health problems? 


Primary Discussion Response is due by Thursday (11:59:59pm Central), Peer Responses are due by Saturday (11:59:59pm Central). Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 200-250 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. Watch the following video in preparation for the discussion: Preparing a Trend Analysis of Financial … Read more

Deliverable 2 – Environmental Issue Presentation

Assignment Content Competency Analyze the root causes, effects, and solutions of environmental problems Student Success Criteria View the grading rubric for this deliverable by selecting the “This item is graded with a rubric” link, which is located in the Details & Information pane. Scenario You are an environmental lobbyist who has been asked to make … Read more

Zoonosis and Vector Borne Diseases

The diseases discussed in this module(Zoonosis and Vector Borne Diseases) have killed hundreds of millions of people over the last several thousand years.  Many of them are facilitated by human behavior such as leaving standing water around homes allowing for mosquitoes to breed or people moving into the edge of forests where they come into … Read more


Major challenges, harvesting and importance of corn? Major insects, disease and weeds – what are the most common insects and how they can be controlled with growing corn? other challenges for growing corn in the US? Harvest – when and how is corn harvested in the US? Yield – what is the yield of corn … Read more

Journal Article Critique

You have a choice – pick one article, either: Gignac et al. “Co-creating a local environmental epidemiology study: the case of citizen science for investigating air pollution and related health risks in Barcelona, Spain”  Krengel et al. “Health symptom trajectories and neurotoxicant exposures in Gulf War veterans: The Ft. Devens cohort.”  They are quite different … Read more