Each Unit, you are required to post one (1) initial response and two (2) replies to your peers and/or Professor. Your initial response should be at least 150 words and contain a reference list for the sources used to support your response; the word count minimum excludes the references. The responses to others should be at least 75 words each. Please be sure to cite all of your sources in APA format in accordance with the Discussion Board Grading Rubric.

Topic: Environmental Health Challenges

What do you think is the greatest environmental health challenge humans will face in the future? What current evidence (research, statistics, etc.) backs up your decision? How will environmental health professionals be important to addressing this problem?


This includes one (1) initial response and two (2) follow-up responses to peers and/or professor. Your initial response should be at least 150 words long, excluding references. Each response should be at least 75 words. Please reference all sources in APA format per the Discussion Board Grading Rubric.

Environmental Health Issues

What do you think will be the future’s greatest environmental health threat? Is your decision backed up by current research or statistics? How will environmental health professionals help solve this issue?
Criteria Level III Level II Level I Not Present
Criteria 1 Level III Max Points:
10 points
Level II Max Points: 8
points
Level I Max Points: 6
points
Not Present 0 points
Criteria 1: Initial
Post Content
Quality
● Responds to all parts of
the topic(s) with supporting
details.
● Post includes original
thoughts, opinions, or ideas.
● Post includes support from
multiple outside sources
and/or course materials if
required.
● Responds to all parts of
the topic(s).
● Post includes original
thoughts, opinions, or ideas.
● Post includes support from
one outside source and/or
course materials if required.
Any of the following are true:
● Does not respond to all
parts of the topic(s).
● Post shows no originality
when compared to other
responses.
● Post does not include
outside sources and/or
course materials if required.
No initial post to the topic(s).
Criteria 2 Level III Max Points:
7.5 points
Level II Max Points: 6
points
Level I Max Points: 4.5
points
Not Present 0 points
Criteria 2:
Responses to
Others and
Engagement in
Social Learning
● Posts two or more
responses to others.
● Two or more responses to
others ask follow-up
questions or provide
additional ideas that expand
on the topic.
● Posts two or more
responses to others.
● One response to others
ask follow-up questions or
provide additional ideas that
expand on the topic.
Any of the following are true:
● Does not post at least two
responses to others.
● Responses to others do
not ask follow-up questions
or provide additional ideas
No responses or
responses do not follow
professionalism and
netiquette.
Criteria Level III Level II Level I Not Present
that expand on the topic.
Criteria 3 Level III Max Points:
3.7 points
Level II Max Points: 3
points
Level I Max Points: 2.2
points
Not Present 0 points