Environmental Concerns in the U.S. in the 1970s


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1. Which of the following was NOT mentioned by Carson in Silent Spring?

2. Which president created the EPA?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will measure your understanding of environmental concerns and movements. Subjects that you should concentrate on include the focuses of the Clean Air Act and the events of Three Mile Island.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With the assessments you will test your understanding of the following:

  • President who created the EPA
  • 1970s revision to the Clean Air Act
  • Timeline of environmental events
  • Events of Three Mile Island
  • Carson's Silent Spring

Skills Practiced

The related quiz and worksheet will practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on environmental movements
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the president who created the EPA
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Carson's Silent Spring

Additional Learning

To strengthen your understanding of environmental movements, check the related lesson called Environmental Concerns in the U.S. in the 1970s. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the focus of Silent Spring
  • Recall the role of the EPA
  • Review the concerns of atomic energy
  • Learn about the dangers of smog