Type
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ACID RAIN
ASTHMA
ATMOSPHERE
CARBON DIOXIDE
CARS
COMBUSTION
FACTORIES
FERTILISERS
FOSSIL FUEL
GAS HOUSE GASES
HYDROCARBON
POLLUTION
POWER STATION
SMOG
SMOKE

Human Impact on Earth Word Search

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Word Search
Description

natural resources
monoculture
smog
ecological footprint
biodiversity
ocean
sewage
recycling
radiation
population
plastic
pollution
pesticides
landfill
land
global warming
fossil fuels
farming
environment
desertification
deforestation
chemicals
carbon dioxide
air
acid rain

Ecology/Environmental Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Precipitation that is more acidic than normal because of air pollution. Acid Rain
Capable of being broken down by bacteria and other decomposers. Biodegradable
Fuel made from living things. Biomass Fuel
Human-made gases containing chlorine and fluorine Chlorofluorocarbons
The process of helping biodegradable wastes to decompose naturally. Composting
A period of less rain than usual Drought
The study of how living things interact with each other and their environment Ecology
The community of organisms that live in a particular area, along with their nonliving surroundings Ecosystem
Pollutants that are released into the air Emissions
An energy-rich substance (such as coal, oil, or natural gas) Fossil fuels
The theory that increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will raise Earth's temperature. Global Warming
The trapping of heat near Earth's surface by certain gases in the atmosphere. Greenhouse Effect
The breaking of a habitat into smaller, isolated pieces. Habitat Fragmentation
An energy-rich chemical compound that contains carbon and hydrogen atoms. Hydrocarbon
A species that influences the survival of many others in an ecosystem. Keystone Species
A thick, brownish haze formed when certain gases react with sunlight Photochemical Smog
A resource that is either always available or is naturally replaced in a relatively short time. Renewable Resource
A close relationship between two species that benefits at least one of the species. Symbiosis
A condition in which a layer of warm air traps polluted air close to Earth’s suface Temperature Inversion
A species that could become endangered in the near future. Threatened Species

Sources of Air Pollution- pages 462-463 Crossword

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Crossword
Description

caused by human activities and natural processes air pollution
particulate matter emissions
volcanic eruptions, forests fires natural processes
pollution that comes from power plants and factories point source
pollution that comes from cars and trucks nonpoint source
carbon-containing fuels that formed millions of years ago from remains of living things fossil fuels
pollutants may do direct harm primary air pollutants
gas that binds to hemoglobin and deprive cells of oxygen carbon monoxide
colorless gas that causes acid rain sulfur dioxide
gas found in combustion engines that causes lung irritation nitrogen dioxide
methane, propane, butane, benzene VOC
soot, dust, metal bits particulate matter
cause damage to the nervous system lead
protects humans from radiation ozone

Environmental Issues Crossword

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Crossword
Description

anything that is easily recognizable, such as a monument, building, or other structure Landmarks
clouds or rain containing sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen oxides that cause problems in the environment Acid Rain
a group of European countries united to bring advantages to members that might not be available to the smaller nations; it works to improve trade, education, farming, and industry among the members European Union
a natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms fossil fuels
a large vaned wheel rotated by the wind to generate electricity wind turbines
air pollution caused by sunlight acting on the  gases from automobile and factory exhausts or other atmospheric pollutants smog
waste gases or air expelled from an engine, turbine, or other machine in the course of its operation exhausts
four days in London when people could not see in front of them due to air pollution great Smog
an installation where electrical power is generated for distribution power plants
areas in London where, in order to improve air quality, only smokeless fuels can be used smokeless zones
a substance in the air which has harmful or poisonous effects. Air pollution
the energy released during nuclear fission or fusion, especially when used to generate electricity nuclear energy
producing or capable of producing abundant vegetation or crops fertile
material that emits radiation which can damage living tissue radioactive
- an area in the Ukraine immediately surrounding the Chernobyl nuclear power plant where radioactive contamination is highest and public access is restricted. exclusion zone
device used to initiate and control a nuclear chain reaction, and can be used at power plants to generate electricity reactor

Pollution and the Environment Crossword

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Crossword
Description

contamination of the earth pollution
excessive amount of noise or an unpleasant sound that causes ... noise pollution
rain that contains a high concentration of pollutants acid rain
an increase in the earth's average atmospheric temperature that causes changes in climate that may result from the greenhouse effect. global warming
caused by oil spills and factory waste water pollution
smoke and other pollutants combined with fog smog
harmful to humans and the environment hazardous
one that can be used again and again renewable resource
can only be used once nonrenewable resource
destroyed by CFCs ozone
another word for poisonous toxic
pollutants can affect the senses
Americans produce more _______________ than any other nation garbage

Carbon Dioxide Word Search

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Description

acid rain
burn
carbon dioxide
combustion
electricity
exhaust
fossil fuels
gases
impurity
pollution
sulphur

Air Pollution Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

air
ash
asthma
atmosphere
breathe
carbondioxide
carbonmonoxide
cars
chemicals
cigaretts
dangerous
disease
enviroment
exaust
filters
gases
harmful
heartattacks
hydrocarbons
lungs
mucus
oxygen
ozone
pollution
population
powerplants
smog
smoking
unsanitary
waste

CLIMATE CHANGE Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The average weather for a region over a long time period climate
Water _____ vapor
A change in the quality of the environment that can adversely affect the heaalth of humans or other living organisms pollution
The ___ Layer has holes in it due to global warming ozone
___ ___ is another name for global warming climatechange
_____ energy: direct radiant energy from the sun solar
_____ dioxide is what we exhale carbon
Process that occurs in living green plants where carbon dioxide is converted to oxygen photosynthesis
The mixture of gases surrounding the earth atmosphere
_____ warming global
_____ fuels fossil
Planet _____ is heating up because of global warming earth
You can _____ a plastic bottle recycle
_____ gases can cause global warming greenhouse

Global Warming Crossword

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Crossword
Description

An increase in Earth's Global Temperature Global Warming
The most abundant gas in the air we breathe. Nitrogen
The trapping of heat in the atmostphere Greenhouse effect
Strong acids such as nitric acid or sulfuric acid that fall to earth Acid rain
What happens to earth's average temperature due to the greenhouse effect? Increases
Chlorine containing chemicals that cause the thinning of the ozone layer chlorofluorocarbons
Increasing amounts of this gas is associated with global warming Carbon dioxide
The main source of air pollution is the burning of Fossil fuels
A haze of pollutants that hangs in the air above many cities Smog
Depletion of this atmosphere layer increases Earth's exposure to UV radiation ozone layer
The three invaluable resources are land, air, and ____________ Water
True or false: acid rain can damage statues and destroy forests true

Combustion Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

CHEMICAL
U TUBE
FUNNEL
LIMEWATER
GASES
EQUATION
BURNING
CARBON DIOXIDE
CARBON MONOXIDE
COMBUSTION
EXTINGUISH
FIRE
FUEL
GLOBAL WARMING
HEAT
HYDROCARBON
OXYGEN
PETROL
WATER
WOOD