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Ch 26: MTLE Health: Environmental Health & Pollution

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In order to be ready for the environmental health and pollution content that is on the MTLE Health exam, get help from us. Our chapter is interactive so learning can be something you enjoy.

MTLE Health: Environmental Health & Pollution - Chapter Summary

Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes help you review and possibly learn new things about the types of environmental health. These lessons also get you ready for MTLE Health test questions that are about the following:

  • Threats to environmental health
  • Global environmental issues
  • Problems with groundwater
  • Humans' influence on the environment
  • Types and sources of water pollution
  • Air pollution types and sources
  • Environmental policy of the US government
  • Population density

Not only do our video lessons help you review topics that deal with pollution and environmental health for the exam, but they make the reviewing process fun. We also have lesson quizzes you can utilize, which give you an idea of how prepared you are before taking the exam. Go back and reexamine any health-related topics with ease by using our video tags.

12 Lessons in Chapter 26: MTLE Health: Environmental Health & Pollution
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What Is Environmental Health? Definition, Types & Sources

1. What Is Environmental Health? Definition, Types & Sources

In this video lesson, you will learn about environmental health. You will also learn about threats to environmental health and how to distinguish between different categories of environmental hazards.

Understanding & Assessing Threats to Environmental Health

2. Understanding & Assessing Threats to Environmental Health

In this lesson you will learn how threats to environmental health are assessed. You will also learn how management decisions are made based on such threats and their risks.

Global Environmental Issues: Types & Treaties

3. Global Environmental Issues: Types & Treaties

The following lesson defines and then discusses examples of global environmental issues, such as global climate change and pollution. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.

Environmental Problems Associated With Groundwater

4. Environmental Problems Associated With Groundwater

Groundwater is an important natural resource, but like many of our other resources, it's affected by the surrounding environment and human activities. In this video lesson, you'll learn about some of the environmental problems associated with groundwater and why groundwater is especially vulnerable to them.

Human Impacts on the Environment

5. Human Impacts on the Environment

The human population continues to grow, but the size of Earth and the resources available for our use are limited. Humans greatly impact the world around them, and our actions can and often do have dramatic and long-lasting consequences.

Water Pollution: Definition, Types, and Sources

6. Water Pollution: Definition, Types, and Sources

In this lesson, you will learn about the different types and sources of water pollution. You will gain an understanding of both surface water and groundwater pollution and the similarities and differences between them.

What Is Air Pollution? - Definition, Sources & Types

7. What Is Air Pollution? - Definition, Sources & Types

In this video lesson, you will learn about the sources and types of air pollution. You will be able to identify the six classes of air pollutants identified by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Clean Air Act of 1970.

What Is Indoor Air Pollution? - Definition, Sources & Effects

8. What Is Indoor Air Pollution? - Definition, Sources & Effects

In this video lesson, you will learn the harmful effects of indoor air pollution. You will also gain an understanding of the sources of indoor air pollution, and how they differ between developed and developing nations.

What Is Population Density? - Definition & Explanation

9. What Is Population Density? - Definition & Explanation

Environments are designed for a specific number of individuals. The number of individuals that occupy an area are very important in the study of biology. In this lesson, we will examine population density to determine its significance.

Future Environmental Concerns: Population, Food Supply, Energy & Pollution

10. Future Environmental Concerns: Population, Food Supply, Energy & Pollution

There are many issues that raise future environmental concerns. Learn how the environment may be impacted by the growing population and food and energy needs of the world, as well as growing pollution concerns as we move through the 21st century.

The 3 Rs of Reducing Solid Waste: Reuse, Reduce & Recycle

11. The 3 Rs of Reducing Solid Waste: Reuse, Reduce & Recycle

Reduce, reuse, recycle! In this lesson, we will explore the three Rs of reducing solid waste. We will also investigate examples of each of the three Rs, and how people can do their part to help reduce solid waste.

How the U.S. Government Protects the Environment

12. How the U.S. Government Protects the Environment

One of the most controversial areas of government policy today is environmental policy. In this lesson, you'll learn how U.S. government environmental policy is made and you'll be provided an overview of some major legislative acts.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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