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Ch 11: Environmental Health Issues

About This Chapter

Review what you've learned about environmental health issues by completing the lessons in this chapter. As you work your way through the lessons, take self-assessment quizzes to gauge your progress.

Environmental Health Issues - Chapter Summary

The Earth's resources are finite, so it's imperative that we develop an understanding of how to protect our oceans, air, and vegetation. The lessons in this chapter will help you refresh your understanding of various environmental issues as well as methods for conserving energy and reducing our impact on the environment. By the end of the chapter, you'll have explored:

  • The individual's role in protecting the environment
  • Types of global environmental issues
  • Methods for reducing solid waste
  • A comparison of energy conservation and energy efficiency

We strive to keep the learning experience enjoyable as well as effective. To keep you engaged, our expert instructors have created inviting video and text lessons that illustrate the material in a manner that's easy to comprehend and retain. The video lessons contain a clickable timeline which you can utilize to navigate the video if you'd like to review a particular portion of the lesson. Each lesson contains an interactive quiz for you to test your knowledge of the topics. At the end of the chapter, a cumulative exam is available for you to assess how well you've absorbed all of the information. Remember that our instructors are available in case you have any additional questions related to the topics.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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