What are main forms of pollution?
Air Pollution: Pollutants released into the air, such as car emissions, industrial smoke, and aerosols. Water Pollution: Contaminants like oil, sewage, and chemicals that enter rivers and other bodies of water. Soil Pollution: Pesticides, fertilizers, and other toxins that contaminate the soil and ground water.
Types of Pollution
Air Pollution: Pollutants such as carbon dioxide, ozone, and particulate matter in the air that can cause physical and health problems. Water Pollution: Contamination of water caused by human activities such as dumping of waste, sewage, and agricultural runoff. Noise Pollution: Unwanted sound created by humans that can cause physical and mental health problems.
What form of pollution do you think should be of most concern for 7th graders?
- Air pollution
- Water pollution
- Noise pollution
- Light pollution
- Soil pollution
The average person contributes up to 4.5 tons of CO2-equivalent annual emissions, which is a major form of air pollution. Some forms of pollution, such as noise pollution, can actually cause physical health effects, such as hearing loss. Pollution can travel through the air and water, and can even enter the food chain, meaning that it affects animals, plants, and humans alike.
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What are the different types of pollution?
What are the consequences of each form of pollution?
What have you learned about the different types of pollution?
What can you do to help reduce different forms of pollution?
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