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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

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

Respiratory System Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

the cavity behind the nose and above the roof of the mouth that filters air and moves mucus and inhaled contaminants outward and away from the lungs. Nasal Cavity
voice box-passageway for air moving from pharynx to trachea; contains vocal cords. Larynx
one of the tubules forming the respiratory system. Trachea
The passages that branch from the trachea and direct air into the lungs. Bronchi
the paired organs in the thoracic cavity where gas exchange takes place between air in the alveoli and blood in the pulmonary capillaries. Lungs
progressively smaller tubular branches of the airways. Bronchioles
tiny sacs of lung tissue specialized for the movement of gases between air and blood. Alveoli
short structures projecting from a cell and containing bundles of microtubules that move a cell through its surroundings or move fluid over the cell's surface. Cilia
protective secretion of the mucus membranes. Mucus
passing or able to pass air in and out of the lungs normally. Breathing
the metabolic processes certain organisms obtaining energy from organic molecules. Respiration
the exchange of gases between the air in the alveoli and the blood in the pulmonary capillaries. external respiration
the uppermost cartilage of the larynx; covers the larynx during swallowing epiglottis
inhalation; the intake of air into the lungs inspiration
any of the fine branching blood vessels that form a network between the arterioles and venules. Capillaires

Tobacco Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Asthma
Sidestream Smoke
Mainstream Smoke
Secondhand Smoke
Tobacco Legislation
Positive Peer Pressure
Oral Cancer
Shisha
Nicotine Withdrawal
Arrhythmia
Vaping
Hookah
Bladder Cancer
Lung Cancer
Heart Disease
Cigarettes
Smokeless Tobacco
Carbon Monoxide
Tar
Carcinogen
Nicotine
Addictive Drug

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

Environmental Issues Crossword

Type
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

Atmospheric Pollution Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Introduction of harmful materials to the atmosphere air pollution
Little pieces of matter particulates
Emitted directly from a source primarypollutants
Form in the air from the interaction of primary pollutants Secondarypollutant
Example of biological matter pollen
A naturally occurring primary pollutant that emits smoke and dust volcano
CO is its chemical symbol carbonmonoxide
It takes three molecules of oxygen to make this ozone
A secondary pollutant acidrain
Poisonous toxic
Ozone pollution can cause this Congestion
Air pollution affects this system of the body Respiratory

APES Unit 4 Vocabulary Crossword

Type
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

Atmosphere wordsearch

Type
Word Search
Description

chemicals
salt
smoke
dust
water vapor
trace gases
argon
carbon dioxide
Nitrogen
Oxygen
weather
exosphere
Ionosphere
ozone layer
ozone
mesosphere
Sratosphere
troposphere
Atmosphere

Ecology/Environmental Crossword

Type
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

Effects of Smoking Word Search

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Word Search
Description

breath
looks
gums
teeth
odor
you
family
friends
money
fire
drug
addictive
nicotine
cigarettes
oxygen
dangerous
emphysema
stroke
heart disease
throat cancer
lung cancer
Tobacco
Kill
Smoke
Cancer