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What Motivates You?

What are five motivators that make you do better work?

Bad Behavior

What behaviors do you believe would be severe enough violations to warrant terminating an officer?

Stressed is Desserts Spelled Backwards

In a discussion forum posting, answer the following questions:

  1. What are major stressors in your life right now?
  2. How could you reduce your level of personal stress?

W4 Discussion

Below are two separate discussion questions, choose ONE and discuss.

Conventional Chemical Pesticides

Pesticides are those substances applied to destroy, repel, or control populations of undesirable organisms.  Conventional chemical pesticides are pesticides are synthetic materials that are commonly used to kill or inactivate a particular undesirable organism.  These chemicals have both advantages and disadvantages, which are outlined below.  Which single advantage and which single disadvantage do you think are the most important? Why?

Advantages of Conventional Chemical Pesticides

  1. Saves lives
  2. Contains diseases geographically
  3. Improved crop/livestock yields
  4. Nutrition and health improved
  5. May be safe if utilized properly

Disadvantages of Conventional Chemical Pesticides

  1. Negative health effects to humans and wildlife
  2. Reduces biodiversity in ecosystems
  3. Pollutes the environment by unintentionally entering air, water, and soil resources
  4. Pests can develop resistance to pesticides, necessitating a new pesticide.
  5. May be expensive for farmers

W5 Discussion Forum

Below are two separate discussion questions, choose ONE and discuss.

Nonrenewable vs. Renewable Resources

Review the website http://www.conserve-energy-future.com/ and your PowerPoint lectures 9 and 10 to get an understanding of the differences between nonrenewable and renewable energy resources. Cite at least one advantage and one disadvantage of using each.  Then, reflect on the environmental impacts associated with nonrenewable energy resource use and select the renewable energy resource you feel would best reduce our dependence on nonrenewable energy resources. Defend your selection.

Energy Resource Challenges

The Deep Water Horizon oil spill was the largest marine oil spill in US history. It caused extensive damage to marine and wildlife habitats and to the fishing and tourism industries situated around the Gulf of Mexico.  It is likely that scientists will continue to uncover effects from the oil spill for years to come.  Review the websitehttp://www.eoearth.org/article/Deepwater_Horizon_oil_spill?topic=50364 to read more about the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill.  The Deep Water Horizon is located in a unique, yet critical environmental habitat which supports a variety of marine organisms.  Do you think that drilling in this area should continue?  Why or why not? When defending your response, cite examples and describe the advantages or disadvantages of drilling in the Deep Water Horizon.

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