What Is Environmental Health? Definition, Types & Sources


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Why is asbestos considered an environmental hazard?

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1. Why is a tornado considered a physical hazard?

2. What is a biological hazard?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Our health can be affected by countless factors, including those in our environment. This quiz and worksheet combination aim to determine your understanding of environmental health by asking you to identify different types of potential hazards.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to be quizzed on the following types of hazards:

  • Chemical
  • Cultural
  • Environmental
  • Biological

Skills Practiced

You will be able to utilize these study skills during the time you spend on this topic:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related health hazards lesson
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define main phrases, such as cultural and biological hazards
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different categories of environmental dangers

Additional Learning

Deepen your understanding of the consequences of environmental and human-made hazards by reviewing the accompanying lesson, What is Environmental Health? Definition, Types & Sources, which will address the following objectives:

  • Define environmental health
  • Identify categories of environmental dangers and give examples
  • Learn about indoor hazards