Type
Word Scramble
Description

CFCs
visibility
geothermal power
particulate matter
wind power
ultraviolet radiation
air pollution
ozone
acid rain
atmosphere
solar power
asthma
photochemical smog
fossil fuels
pH

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

Air Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The configuration of the surface of something: or the lay of the land Topography
A photochemical reaction produces this acrid smelling pollutant ozone
The atmospheric layer where ozone is found Stratosphere
Particulate matter is found in this form solid
When a polluted air mass remains stagnant over a regional area, this is called a thermal inversion
These substances produce air pollution when burned fossil fuels
The most abundant gas in the atmosphere nitrogen
According to the _________________ Act, citizens can take legal action against those in violation of emissions standards clean air
Natural rain has a pH of 5.6 because of the presence of this compound carbonic acid
A 'dirty' source of energy, but abundant in the U.S. coal
Vehicles are a _________ source of air pollution mobile
The type of smog common in Chicago Industrial
One of the most susceptible populations to poor air quality Sick
Smoky Fog smog
One source of a natural primary pollutant volcano
The human/animal system most affected by air pollution Respiratory
One factor which reduces the effects of air pollution wind
Sulfur dioxide would be characterized as this type of pollutant primary
A measure of the acidity (or alkalinity) of a substance, such as precipitation Ph
A pollutant which competes with oxygen in your body carbon monoxide
A molecule in red blood cells which oxygen binds to strongly hemoglobin
A nitrogen oxide in a liquid state nitric acid
The troposphere, the stratosphere, mesosphere, and thermosphere Atmosphere
The source of nitrogen dioxide, if it is not industry vehicles
Ozone is an example of this type of pollutant secondary

Natural Resources and Pollution Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Acid Rain
Bio Fuel
Biomass
Carbon Dioxide
Climate
Deforestation
Depletion
Fossil Fuels
Geothermal Energy
Global Warming
Greenhouse Effect
Greenhouse Gasses
Hydroelectric Energy
Natural Resources
Non Renewable Resources
Ozone
Pollutants
Pollution
Renewable Resources
Solar Energy
Wind Energy

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

Layers of Earth's Atmosphere Bingo Cards

Type
Bingo Cards
Description

troposphere
ozone layer
ionosphere
stratosphere
atmosphere
conduction
convection
temperature inversion
stability
westerlies
trade winds
wind
particulate matter
photochemical smog
point-source pollution
Clean Air Act
nonpoint-source pollution
smog
polar easterlies
jet streams
Coriolis effect
latent heat
lenticular clouds
radiation

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Sources of Air Pollution- pages 462-463 Crossword

Type
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

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

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

ACID RAIN Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What causes reaction with molecules water in atmosphere to produce acid? sulfur dioxide
What is the main fuel that cause acid rain? fossil
Where is the main area that gives a lot of damage due to acid rain? nature
Acid rain can be very harmfueltowards human and ............ plants
What is effect of air pollution? acid rain
What is the source that disturbs the reproductive cycles of aquatic life? ph low
What is the acid rain effect on building materials? corrosion
We cannot see as far or as clearly through the air. visibility
We can reduce air pollution by conserving ...... energy
The causes of acid rain from human activity. open burning
Wet ....... refers to acidic rain. fog, and snow. deposition
....... deposition can be wet or dry. acid
Solar energy is energy that come from the ...... sun
An ............ consists of plants and animal and the environment in which the live. ecosystem
Hydroelectricity is produced from the energy of running ......... water

Energy Resources Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

greenhouse gasses
nuclear energy
cong
pollution
environment
electricity
renewable
nonrenewable
inexhaustible
fossil fuels
energy conservation
recycling
wind farm
wind energy
natural gas
oil
coal
biomass fuel
geothermal
hydroelectric
solar energy