ENV/410 Environmental Toxicology

ENV/410 Week 1 EPA Response
ENV/410 Week 1 Toxicology Worksheet
ENV/410 Week 1 Toxicology Worksheet

ENV/410 Week 1 Toxicology Worksheet

ENV/410 Week 1

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Individual: Toxicology Worksheet

Toxicology Worksheet
Instructions:
Access the Tox Tutor website by doing the following:
1. Click National Library of Medicine link.
2. Click Environmental Health and Toxicology.
3. Click Toxicology Tutorials under Guides & Tutorials.
4. Review the three Toxicology Tutor links.
Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Toxicology Worksheet.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

Individual: EPA Response
Instructions:
Read the EPA sites on social responsibility and ethics listed as required readings.
Write responses to each question below wirh a minimum 100 words for EACH question:
• Why is environmental pollution an issue in our home and workplace?
Provide specific examples of some environmental contaminants humans may encounter.
• How can individuals prevent pollution in their everyday lives? Provide an APA-formatted cover page.
Utilize at least two references that are different than the course materials. Course material references can also be used, but at least two additional references need to be used as well.
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ENV/410 Environmental Toxicology Paper
ENV/410 Environmental Toxicology Paper

Access the Tox Tutor website by following the instructions in the Toxicology Worksheet assignment.

ENV/410 Week 2

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Learning Team: Environmental Toxicology Paper

Instructions:
Access the Tox Tutor website by following the instructions in the Toxicology Worksheet assignment.
Access the Tox Town website. This site will allow you to explore different places in society where health concerns and toxic chemicals reside.
Access the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) website. This site can be used to review toxic substances.
Access the Contaminant Pathways Diagram on the course site.
Write a 1,050 - to 1,400-word paper. Include the following in your paper:
• Identify the environmental effects of contaminants.
• Explain the difference between toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics.
• What steps are involved in toxicokinetics?
• Explain the primary routes of exposure for contaminants.
• Explain the various pathways of distribution for contaminants.
• Explain the four principal mechanisms in moving contaminants across the cell membrane,

   or uptake.
• What is involved in Phases I and II of biotransformation?
• What can occur as a result of biotransformation?
Include an introduction and conclusion.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Utilize at least two references that are different than the course materials. Course material references can also be used, but at least two additional references need to be used as well.
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ENV/410 Week 3 Ah Receptor
ENV/410 Week 3 Ah Receptor
ENV/410 Week 3 Toxicity paper

ENV/410 Describe halogenated hydrocarbons and halogenated aromatic hydrocarbons and their toxicity.

ENV/410 Week 3

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Learning Team: Toxicity Paper

Instructions:
Select one of the following major contaminants as the topic of this assignment:
• benzene
• lead
• chromium
• mercury
• arsenic
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper addressing the following regarding your chosen contaminant:
• The contaminant
• The sources of the contaminant
• Physical properties of the contaminant
• The routes of exposure--absorption--for the contaminant
• The pathway of distribution--transport--for the contaminant
• The uptake of your contaminant across the cell wall or membrane
Include an introduction and conclusion.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Utilize at least two references that are different than the course materials. Course material references can also be used, but at least two additional references need to be used as well.
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Individual: Ah Receptor
Instructions:
Prepare a 3- to 5-slide Microsoft PowerPoint presentation addressing the following:
• Describe halogenated hydrocarbons and halogenated aromatic hydrocarbons and their toxicity.
• Discuss the connection of the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor and dioxin.
Format your response consistent with APA guidelines.
Use the speaker notes within the presentation as if you were giving an oral presentation along with the slides.
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ENV/410 Week 4 Contaminant Scavenger Hunt
ENV/410 Week 4 Food Presentation
ENV/410 Week 4 Food Presentation

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ENV/410 Week 4

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Individual: Contaminant Scavenger Hunt
Instructions:
Access the ATSDR website through the course site.
Access the Tox Mystery website.
Find products in your home or surroundings that contain the following substances: heavy metals, harmful solvents, volatile organic compounds or vapors, pesticides, and radiation. Be creative in your search; the products can be household items or those that you are
exposed to on a daily basis. You must find a total of 10 contaminants.
Include at least one contaminant from each category.
Use the University of Phoenix Material: Contaminant Scavenger Hunt Matrix located on the student website to track the following information for each contaminant:
• Classify the contaminant as a heavy metal, harmful solvent, volatile organic compound or

    vapor, pesticide, or radiation.
• Identify the source or sources of the contaminant.
• Describe how the contaminant affects plants and humans.
• Identify how the contaminant is absorbed--routes of exposure--and distributed--transport.
• Identify the toxic response, or symptoms.
• Describe how the contaminant is eliminated, or detoxification.
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Learning Team: Food Presentation
Instructions:
Prepare a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft PowerPoint presentation that answers the following questions:
• What are the main effects of food additives, drug residues, and food contaminants on

    living organisms?
• What are mycotoxins?
• Explain the toxic effects of mycotoxins on living organisms.
• What are main categories of pesticides?
• How do they affect living organisms?
Include an introduction and conclusion.
Utilize at least two references that are different than the course materials. Course material references can also be used, but at least two additional references need to be used as well.
Use the speaker notes within the presentation as if you were giving an oral presentation along with the slides.
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ENV/410 Contaminant Treatment Plan
ENV/410 Week 5 Toxicology Case Study
ENV/410 Week 5 Toxicology Case Study

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ENV/410 Week 5

 

Individual: Toxicology Case Study
Instructions:
Research an important case that exemplifies an issue of environmental toxicology, such as Silent Spring by Rachel Carson or Love Canal by Michael H. Brown that involved radiation, endocrine disruptors, or animal or plant poisons.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that includes the following:
• Provide a brief explanation of the cause of this contamination.
• Provide an overview of the toxic effects associated with this case.
• Provide an explanation of the response or clean up associated with this case.
• Explain your opinion of the moral obligations we have, as humans, to our natural

    environment.
• To what extent is the effect on the environment due to human error?
• To what extent must we go to prevent a recurrence?
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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Learning Team: Contaminant Treatment Plan
Instructions:
Access the ATSDR website.
Access the Tox Mystery website by following the instructions from the Contaminant Scavenger Hunt assignment.
Review the different contaminants you outlined in your Contaminant Scavenger Hunt from Week 4. As a group, create a toxicology treatment plan. Create a Quick Reference Guide using a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. Create 10 slides. Each slide must refer to one contaminant and include the following:
• Classification of each contaminant, with at least two examples of each:
• heavy metal
• harmful solvent
• volatile organic compound or vapor
• pesticide
• radiation
• Possible sources of each contaminant within your environment
• Effects on plants and humans
• How each contaminant is absorbed--route of exposure--and distributed--transport
• Toxic response, or symptoms
• How each contaminant is eliminated, or detoxification
• Effect on the environment
• What to do if you are exposed: What is the treatment?
Include a slide for introduction and one for conclusion.
Cite your sources for each slide.
Use the speaker notes within the presentation as if you were giving an oral presentation along with the slides.
Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.