E8 - Review Sheet for Midterm Exam (5-6-08)

E8 - Review Sheet for Midterm Exam (5-6-08) - Review Sheet...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Review Sheet for Midterm Exam – E8 Spring 2008 – April 24, 2008 EXAM: Thursday, May 8 th – 3:30 to 4:50 p.m. (1 hour 20 minutes) Worth 70 Points! Instructions: Write your name, student ID #, TA name, and Learning Community Date. You must show your student ID upon turning in your exam. ALL BACK PACKS, NOTEBOOKS, PURSES AND OTHER PERSONAL ITEMS MUST BE PLACED UNDER THE SEATS! Exam: Draw upon ALL information provided through this course. Pay close attention to number of points allocated to each question. Read the question carefully: “Identify” – list with brief explanation “Explain” or “Discuss” – more information is required Underline key words and support answers with facts, concepts, and examples. Questions are short answer, short essay, and one longer essay question. No Scantron or a blue book is used. Write answers on the actual exam. Use backside of exam with appropriate question number. BE SURE TO: Review lecture notes Read all the material: Print out and know the PowerPoint presentations Think and review your notes about the information in the videos
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Know the significance of the following terms or concepts : Industrial history of Woburn area - Highly industrialized for past century Events leading to the creation of the cancer cluster map Anne Anderson Development of cancer cluster - approached city/minister for help (dismissive) AA persists puts local ad in newspaper discussing cancer asking people to come to meeting meeting discovered 12 cases of leukemia AA and minister plotted where these 12 people lived and it happened to be in a close-knit area of Woburn, practically same neighborhood Geology of Woburn contributing to contaminates reaching Wells G & H - U-shaped valley - Various characteristics of soil Chemical contaminants found in Wells G & H. - chloroform - tetrachloroethylene (PCE) o used for dry cleaning and for metal degreasing, used to make other chemicals, used in some other consumer products, high concentrations can cause dizziness, headaches, sleepiness, confusion, nausea, and difficulty speaking and walking. Severe is that is can cause unconsciousness and death. May be a carcinogen - Trichloroethylene (TCE) o Used mainly as a solvent to remove grease from metal parts o Breathing in small amounts can cause headaches, lung irritation, dizziness, poor coordination, difficulty concentrating o Breathign in large amounts causes impaired heart function, unconsciousness and death o Drinking large amounts causes nausea, liver damage, unconsciousness, impaired heat function, or death o Drinking small amounts for long periods causes liver and kidney damage, impaired immune system function, impaired fetal development o Probably a carcinogen - 1,2 Dichloroethylene
Background image of page 2
o Used to produce solvents and used in chemical mixtures o Breathing at high levels causes nausea and drowsiness o Breathing at very high levels causes death
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 06/10/2008 for the course ENVIRON 8 taught by Professor Dallaire during the Spring '08 term at UC Irvine.

Page1 / 11

E8 - Review Sheet for Midterm Exam (5-6-08) - Review Sheet...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online