Disposing of Hazardous Materials: Public Safety & Controversy


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Which of the following is a source of hazardous material?

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1. Why is hazardous material a controversial topic?

2. What is one way to reduce the amount of hazardous material waste?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Hazardous materials can be harmful to humans, animals, and the environment. These assessments will assess you on how to decrease hazardous waste, the definition of hazardous materials, and where hazardous materials are commonly found.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to test your understanding of:

  • The definition of hazardous materials
  • Where hazardous materials can be found
  • How to lessen the quantity of hazardous waste
  • What makes hazardous materials a highly debated subject

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills with these assessments:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about hazardous materials in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how to dispose of hazardous materials and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ways to decrease hazardous waste

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, watch the complementary video lesson called Disposing of Hazardous Materials: Public Safety & Controversy. You will become acquainted with:

  • Reasons why hazardous materials should be properly disposed of
  • Ways to find out how hazardous materials should be disposed
  • Ways to help reduce amounts of hazardous materials