Assignment 2 Environmental Toxicology—Research Paper.DOCX

Assignment 2 Environmental Toxicology—Research Paper

Understanding the definitions and terminologies associated with environmental toxicology is very important to a public health professional’s basic environmental health education. In this assignment, you will research environmental toxicology and write a paper titled “The Toxicity of a Chemical.”

Using the Argosy University online library resources and the readings for this module, address the following in your paper:

***** Please address ALL 10 Points*********************************************

  • Define environmental toxicology.

  • Differentiate between toxins and toxicants.

  • Describe the determinants of the toxicity of a chemical.

  • Explain the methods used for testing toxicity of chemicals.

  • Describe different ranges of exposure.

  • Explain the concept of latency.

  • Define dose and threshold.

  • Describe the differences between synergism, antagonism, and potentiation.

  • Explain the concept of risk assessment.

  • Conclude with a description of a human exposure assessment.


Give reasons and examples in support. Be sure to use scholarly resources.

APA 6th  rules of writing and formatting.

Write a 2–3-page paper in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M2_A2.doc.
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