How does air pollution affect the development of children in Los Angeles County?
- Your selected topic
- A summary paragraph or two about what you plan to cover in your paper. This can be short; a half page is fine. The summary should make clear how the topic you selected is an environmental health problem.
- Include one reference you plan to include in your research paper. Write your reference in APA format.
- No in text citations are needed for this assignment.
- Choose a topic in environmental health where you see a need for change.
- If you are not sure if the topic you choose is appropriate please see the instructor for approval.
- The paper must be of scholarly quality in APA format using appropriate references and citing your references.
- If you are not sure if a reference is appropriate, please talk with the instructor.
- Page requirements: 4-6 pages double spaced, not including reference list or title page
- References: Must include at least 6 scholarly references.
- Your research paper is worth 15% of your final grade. The paper will be graded out of 150 points.
- Environmental health topic clearly defined
- Background information about the environmental problem
- Key indicators, measures used to describe the problem
- The nature and magnitude of associated health effects
- Who is affected by it/discussion of target population
- Risk factors for the problem/how does exposure occur
- Identification of past and/or current efforts to address the problem
- How do you recommend the problem should be addressed? What is your rationale for these recommendations?