This milestone activity is the first of several activities that will build toward the completion of your final project for the course. For this milestone activity, you will submit this completed worksheet in which you will outline and identify the elements below regarding your chosen local environmental issue. See the Final Project Guidelines and Rubric document for more detailed information. You may use the information from the Module One journal assignment. Be sure to integrate any feedback you received from your instructor on the journal assignment.
For this milestone worksheet assignment, complete the following:
1. Download this Milestone One Worksheet document.
3. Complete the three parts below that address the critical elements.
NOTE: Refer to your module resources as well as additional resources you identify for information to help you answer the questions below. Remember that you will need to use current APA style guidelines for your citations and reference list in the final project submission. You will note that each question in the worksheet has you track your citations.
You do not need to provide long answers to the questions. You should be concise, writing 3- to 4-sentence responses. Once you receive feedback from your instructor, you will expand on your answers to complete the final paper at the end of the course.
Part I: Environmental Issue
|A. Identify the local environmental issue you have chosen and briefly describe its impact on the environment on a global level. Also, state specifically which human activities caused the problem. Support your description with scientific facts. Include citations for your resources using APA guidelines as needed.|
|B. Describe the impact of this environmental issue on your local community. This may include impact on local ecology or impact on local human activities. Support your description with specific examples.|
Part II: Human Impact
|A. Identify the ecological processes that are impacted by this environmental issue and briefly describe how each has been impacted by the environmental issue. Support your description with scientific facts.|