Environmental Science Final
You are required to do
a term paper on an environmental problem of your choosing. This assignment
is worth 20% of your grade.
It should be creative
and interesting, and should be a minimum of 6 pages in length not to exceed 8
pages and you will use APA style formatting. It should be well-organized
and demonstrate an orderly flow of information that clearly addresses the
You should incorporate
the following elements in the project:
identification: Clearly indicate the issue you will discuss and the influence
this problem has on land, air, water resources, plant life, animal life, and human
societies. Discuss the long-term effects this problem will continue to create
without a comprehensive solution. The problem can be of local, national, or
currently implemented: Discuss how the issue has been addressed historically.
Determine the courses of action taken in science, technology, political and
economic systems, laws and regulations, community-based initiatives, education,
and so forth. Review the successes and limitations of these actions.
3. Recommendations: Explain the
actions that you believe need to be developed and implemented to accomplish
change. Discuss your solution from multiple perspectives, such as educational,
legislative, scientific, technological, economic, and other points of view.
In addition you should
cite at least three other credible sources. Put these on your last page as
works cited. You are cautioned to check out internet sources. The web
abounds with junk science that is totally unreliable. Be sure to cross
check your sources.