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Unit 3 Assignment Forum: Environmental Injustice Impeding Health and Happiness In this assignment, you will examine an example of Environmental Injustice and discuss how ethnicity and socioeconomic status are factors in this injustice.By the Friday deadl

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Unit 3 Assignment Forum: Environmental Injustice Impeding Health and Happiness

In this assignment, you will examine an example of Environmental Injustice and discuss how ethnicity and socioeconomic status are factors in this injustice.By the Friday deadline, share your example with the class in this Unit 3 Assignment Forum.  By the Sunday deadline, review your classmates’ work and provide at least one reply. 

  • Due Dates:
  • • By Friday of Unit 3, 11:59 p.m. EST – Post assignment to the forum.
    • By Sunday of Unit 3, 11:59 p.m. EST – Respond to a classmate.

    Points: 100

  • Overview:
  • In this assignment, you will examine an example of Environmental Injustice and discuss how ethnicity
    and socioeconomic status are factors in this injustice.

  • Instructions:
  • • Research and find a recently published article or an accredited website (.org, .edu) that
    describes a current environmental injustice. Describe how particular minority groups or people
    of lower socioeconomic status are affected by this environmental injustice.

    • Find an additional resource that describes three (3) negative consequences of the
    environmental injustice or further proves there is a considerable problem negatively affecting
    the health and well-being of local citizens. Describe the lasting or long term consequences of
    the health concerns caused by exposure to degraded environmental conditions. Prove that
    this particular injustice is a concern by providing cases, statistics, or case studies
    demonstrating this is an ongoing concern in the United States or a specific country.

  • Requirements:
  • • Provide multiple pieces of supporting evidence in your claims, using at least two (2) scholarly
    resources formatted in APA.

    • Provide at least one (1) peer response that elaborates on your classmate’s ideas with further
    comment or observation, presents a relevant new idea or viewpoint for consideration, and
    raises a question, or politely offers an alternative perspective.

    • Post the assignment and your response to the Assignment Forum by the due dates listed
    above.

    Be sure to read the criteria below by which your work will be evaluated before you write and
    again after you write.

    ENV110 – Exploring Environmental Issues

    Unit 3 Assignment Forum – Environmental Injustice Impeding Health and Happiness

    Evaluation Rubric for Environmental Injustice Assignment Forum

    CRITERIA Deficient Development Needed Satisfactory Proficient

    Example of
    Environmental
    Injustice and
    Those Impacted

    (0-20 Points) (21-27 Points) (28-31 Points) (32-35 Points)

    Environmental
    problems are
    discussed, but an
    example of injustice
    is not presented,
    and high-risk groups
    are not identified.

    Environmental
    Injustice is
    discussed, but high-
    risk groups are
    unclear.

    Environmental
    Injustice is
    discussed as well as
    a general idea of
    whom is most likely
    affected.

    Environmental
    Injustice is
    thoroughly
    discussed, as well
    as the demographics
    where ethnicity and
    socioeconomics are
    identifying high-risk
    groups.

    Proof of
    Consequences
    From Exposure
    to Poor
    Environmental
    Conditions

    (0-20 Points) (21-27 Points) (28-31 Points) (32-35 Points)

    Additional article
    was not included, or
    the additional article
    did not provide
    relevant cases and
    statistics. Does not
    discuss evidence
    linking the
    consequences of an
    environmental
    problem to a high-
    risk population.

    Included an
    additional article that
    provides either
    statistical evidence
    or a case study.
    Somewhat
    discusses the
    evidence linking the
    consequences of an
    environmental
    problem to a high-
    risk population.

    Included an
    additional article that
    provides statistical
    evidence and a case
    study. Discusses
    the evidence linking
    the consequences of
    an environmental
    problem to a high-
    risk population, but
    may be missing key
    details.

    Included an
    additional article that
    provides statistical
    evidence and a case
    study. Thoroughly
    discusses the
    evidence linking the
    consequences of an
    environmental
    problem to a high-
    risk population.

    Reference
    Citations in APA
    Formatting

    (0-5 Points) (6-7 Points) (8 Points) (9-10 Points)

    Reference citations
    were not present,
    and/or APA style
    formatting has
    significant errors.

    Some scholarly
    citations were
    missing, and/or
    citations have some
    issues with APA
    style formatting.

    At least two
    scholarly
    resources were used
    and included, but
    citations have minor
    errors in APA style
    formatting.

    At least two
    scholarly
    resources were used
    and included,
    correctly formatted
    in APA style.

    Peer Response

    (0 Points) (6 Points) (8 Points) (10 Points)

    No response post
    made to a
    classmate’s post.

    Peer response
    provided, though
    minimal and lacking
    depth by restating or
    summarizing what
    was already
    expressed, details,
    and new ideas
    missing or lacking.

    Peer response
    elaborates on
    classmate’s ideas
    with further
    comment but does
    not raise a question
    or offer an
    alternative
    perspective.

    Peer response
    elaborates on
    classmate’s ideas
    with further
    comment or
    observation;
    presents a relevant
    new idea or
    viewpoint for
    consideration; raises
    a question or politely

    CRITERIA Deficient Development Needed Satisfactory Proficient

    offers an alternative
    perspective.

    Posting Due
    Dates

    (0 Points) (5 Points) (10 Points)

    The assignment and
    response were not posted
    by the due dates of the unit.

    Either the assignment or the
    response was not posted by
    the due date of the unit.

    Both the assignment and
    response were posted by
    the due dates of the unit.

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