Type
Word Search
Description

Water Washed
Water Based
Indoor Air Pollution
Outdoor Air Pollution
Environmental
Ozone
Carbon Monoxide
Sanitation
Hygiene
Pollution
Smog
Waterborne

Pollution and the Environment Crossword

Type
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

Pollution Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

one of the leading causes towards he increase amount of non-point solution agriculture
example of point source solution pipes
the source of pollution can be directly seen point
leading cause of run-off pesticides
movement of water through soil and rock percolation
can not directly see where the pollution is coming from nonpoint
agricultural practices placing pesticides and it running off into groundwater runoff
example of non-point source pollution from waterways stormwater
reaction of sunlight, nitrogen oxides, and VOCs; point source appears gray photochemical smog
nonpoint pollutant refering to the outflow of acidic water from mines acid mine drainage
2012 oil spill in the gulf of mexico on BP operated ship deep water horizon
hazardous chemicals that had been buried in a canal, leaked into people's property and school yards love canal
extremely damaging substance to human blood carbon monoxide
wet/dry deposits of secondary pollutants onto earth surfaces acid deposition
brown haze composed of sulfur dioxide, sulfuric acid, and suspended particles industrial smog
pollution of water through air pollution atmospheric depostion
river in India polluted by trash and untreated sewage Ganges
mercury dumped in a body of water in Japan, leading to mental impairment, birth defects and death in humans minamata bay
nations agree to cut CFC productionin half to recover ozone montreal protocol
the process by which something becomes impure, defiled, dirty, or otherwise unclean pollution

Hand Hygiene Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Name of the hand sanitizer in your hospital Desmanol
Be sure to lather the back of your hands and ________________ your fingers between
Use an ____________ based hand sanitizer alcohol
Use ________________ while washing your hands soap
Wash your hands ________________ eating food before
______________ is essential! Hand Hygiene
________ your hands with clean and running water Wet
Clean your hands before and ________ treating a wound after
Do not forget the _________ of your hands! Back
Wash your hands for at least ________ seconds fourty

APES Unit 4 Vocabulary Crossword

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Crossword
Description

non-moving sources of pollution, such as factories. stationary sources
pollutants that are put directly into the air by human or natural activity. primary pollutants
pollutants that form from chemical reactions that occur when primary pollutants come in contact with other primary pollutants or with naturally occurring substances, such as water vapor. secondary pollutants
the 1970 amendments to the Clean Air Act required EPA to set National Ambient Air Quality Standards for certain pollutants known to be hazardous to human health. EPA has identified six criteria pollutants: sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide, lead, nitrogen oxides, ozone, and particulate matter. criteria pollutants
Air pollutants that are potentially harmful and may pose long-term health risks to people who live and work around chemical factories, incinerators, or other facilities that produce or use them (also called hazardous air pollutants). air toxics
A form of oxygen that has three oxygen atoms in each molecule instead of the usual two. ozone
Colorless toxic gas created naturally by volcanoes. Human source is mainly from the burning of coal. Creates respiratory problems in humans and acid rain in the environment sulfur dioxide
(NOx) Major source is auto exhaust. Primary and secondary effects include acidification of lakes, respiratory irritation, leads to smog and ozone. Reduced using catalytic converters. nitrogen oxides
A colorless, odorless, poisonous gas in cigarette smoke that passes through the lungs into the blood. carbon monoxide
A small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains individually dispersed in gas or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant) particulate matter
A highly toxic metal that can damage the nervous system, blood, and kidneys, and can cause harm to the development of a children's intellectual abilities. Main source was leaded gasoline. lead
A category of organic chemical with a high vapor pressure, which readily evaporate at normal temperature and pressure. They include benzene, chloroform, formaldehyde, ethanol, etc. volatile organic compounds
Chemical compounds that contain carbon and hydrogen atoms. hydrocarbons
Rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides) combine with water. acid rain
A decline in the amount of light reaching the earth's surface because of increased air pollution, which reflects more light back into space. global dimming
A process that converts coal that is relatively high in sulfur to a gas in order to remove the sulfur coal gasification
An additive in gasoline and is an important industrial solvent (also a component in cigarette smoke) Benzene
Condition in which warmer air is found above cooler air, restricting air circulation; often associated with a pollution event in urban areas Thermal Inversion
A brownish haze that is a mixture of ozone and other chemicals, formed when pollutants react with each other in the presence of sunlight photochemical smog
A gray-colored air pollution created when power plants and home furnaces burn fossil fuels, releasing sulfur compounds and smoke particles into the air sulfurous smog
Comprehensive regulations that address acid rain, toxic emissions, ozone depletion, and automobile exhaust Clean Air Act Amendments
Human-induced changes on the natural environment Anthropogenic
A term for several minerals that have the form of small elongated particles. Some particles believed to be carcinogenic asbestos
A colorless, odorless gas that is radioactiveand comes from the decay of Uranium 238 radon
The tendency of gas or air to rise in a vertical shaft because its density is lower than that of the surrounding gas or air. It is also called stack effect. chimney effect
A phenomenon in which building occupants experience acute health and/or comfort effects that appear to be linked to time spent in a particular building. sick building syndrome
Refers to a structure and using process that is environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building's life-cycle: from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition. This practice expands and complements the classical building design concerns of economy, utility, durability, and comfort. green building
An air pollutant that is a colorless chemical used to manufacture building materials and many household products, such as particleboard, hardwood plywood paneling, and urea-formaldehyde foam insulation. chemical formaldehyde

Air Pollution/Global Warming Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A type of rain that is caused by air pollution ACID RAIN
Methane, CO2, Hydrogen, and Fluorine are what type of gasses GREENHOUSE GASSES
This was enacted in 1963, by the 88th US Congress CLEAN AIR ACT
Can air pollution affect humans? True or False? TRUE
Can Air pollution affect animals? True or False? TRUE
40% premature deaths caused by air pollution were in ____? CHINA
China, along with India, contains over 50% of the world’s sources of ____ pollution AIR
Air pollution kills over _____ million people each year SEVEN
What is the abbreviation of the government agency that protects the environment? EPA
Acid rain harms vegetation and _____ life? WATER
Air pollution can affect your ______ system IMMUNE
The Pollution Prevention Act, is an act that limits the amount of ______ that the industries are releasing into the enviroment GASSES
The Clean Air Act works alongside the experts at ___ to reduce and regulate emission of greenhouse gasses RFF
Chronic respiratory disease, lung cancer, heart disease, damage to the brain, and COPD are examples of ____ term effects LONG
Acid rain is an effect on the __________ ENVIRONMENT
Would visability increase or decrease due to air pollution DECREASE
Burning ______ _____ is a cause of air pollution/global warming FOSSIL FUELS
Air pollution can cause us to have an upper respiratory disease called ______ ASTHMA
The government of the US and the world have enacted policies and created agencies to regulate the quality of the ___ AIR
Air Pollution/Global Warming can cause ozone _________ DEPLETION

Pollution Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

DUMPING
SEWAGE
WASTE
INDUSTRIAL
CHEMICALS
PESTICIDES
LANDFILLS
DEFORESTATION
GAMING
AEROPLANES
CONSTRUCTION
TRAFFIC
OZONE
ACID RAIN
SMOG
OIL
GAS
FOREST FIRES
COAL
CAR FUMES
NOISE
WATER
LAND
AIR

Human Impact on Earth Word Search

Type
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

Atmospheric Science and Air Pollution Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A hazardous substance such as soot or carbon monoxide, that is emitted into the troposphere in a form that is directly harmful. Primary pollutants
A hazardous substance produced through the reaction of substances added to the atmosphere with chemicals normally found in the atmosphere Secondary pollutants
In the atmosphere, the amount of time a gas molecule or pollutant remains aloft. residencetime
pollutants judged to pose especially great threats to human health. criteriapollutants
In the atmosphere, the amount of time a gas molecule or pollutant remains aloft. Residence time
results from the interacton of sunlight, heat, nitrogen oxides, and volatile organic compounds tropospheric ozone
caused by the by-products of industrial combustion, especially soot, CO, CO2, SO2, and NO2, resulting in a characteristically gray, acidic mixture. industrial smog
caused by secondary pollutants and other chemicals, often including ozone and NO2 Photochemical smog
The active polluting air, or the condition of being polluted by air pollutants air pollution
a highly reactive, foul-smelling reddish gas that contributes to smog and acid deposition Nitrogen dioxide
Very fine liquid droplets, or solid particles aloft in the atmosphere aerosols
U.S legislation that strengthened regulations pertaining to air quality standards, auto emissions, toxic air pollutants, acid deposition, and depletion of the ozone layer, while also introducing market-based incentives to reduce pollutions Clean Air Act 1990
standards for pollutants that are considered harmful to the public and environment NAAQS
location where air pollution was a major problem for health of many children Mexico City

Global Warming Crossword

Type
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

Environmental Science Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

ECOLOGY
DROUGHT
CARBON CYCLE
BIRTH RATE
BIOME
BIODIVERSITY
ATMOSPHERE
ANOXIC
AIR POLLUTION
AEROBIC
ADAPTATION
DIVERSITY
DNA
DEW POINT
DELTA
DECOMPOSERS
CRUST
CONSUMER
COMPOUND
KHEERAN
COLD FRONT
CLIMATE
CITY
CARNIVORES
BIOMASS
ANNUAL
ADAPTIVE MANAGEMENT
ACIDS
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
COMPASS