Global Warming and Vector-Borne Diseases (Benchmark Assignment)
In this two-part assignment.
Part 1: Illustration
Illustrate a particular environmental agent and its effect on the environment. You may use a flow
chart, diagram, pictorial, or other instructor-approved format. The illustration should show:
1. The vector-borne disease.
2. The pathway or chain of the disease.
3. The factors that contribute to the spread of the disease.
4. The effect of the disease. Part 2: Narrative
In a short narrative (750 words maximum), do the following:
1. Identify the vector-borne disease.
2. Explain in detail the factors contributing to global warming.
3. Describe the effect of global warming on the incidence and prevalence of the disease.
4. Utilize a minimum of three references to support your claims.