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SCIENCE FORM 1

AIR
POLLUTION
MEANING OF AIR POLLUTION

AIR POLLUTION CAN BE DEFINED AS THE PRESENCE OF TOXIC CHEMICALS


OR COMPOUNDS (INCLUDING THOSE OF BIOLOGICAL ORGIN) IN THE AIR
AT LEVELS THAT POSE AT HEALTH RISK.IN AN EVENT BOADER SENSE,AIR
POLLUTION MEANS THE PRESENCE OF CHEMICALS OR COMPOUNDS IN
THE AIR WHICH ARE USUALLY NOT PRESENT AND WHICH LOWER THE
QUALITY OF THE AIR OR CAUSE DETRIMENTAL CHANGES TO THE QUALITY
OF LIFE (SUGH AS THE DAMAGING OF THE OZONE LAYER OR CAUSING
GLOBAL WARMING)
SOURCE OF AIR POLLUTION
TYPES OF SOURCE

THERE ARE FOUR MAIN TYPES OF AIR POLLUTION SOURCES:

 MOBILE SOURCE :-SUCH AS CARS,BUSES,PLANES,TRUCKS AND TRAINS.

 STATIONARY SOURCE:-SUCH AS POWER PLANTS,OIL REFINERIES,INDUSTRIAL


FACILITIES AND FACTORIES.

 AREA SOURCES:- SUCH AGRICULTURAL AREAS,CITIES AND WOOD BURNING FIRE


PLACES.

 NATURAL SOURCES:- SUCH AS WIND-BLOWN DUST,WILDFIRES AND VOLCNOES.


CAUSES OF AIR POLLUTION

AIR CARBON CARBON DUST AND DIRT ACID RAIN MAKES SMOKE AND HAZE
POLLUTIONS MONOXIDE MONOXIDE IS A THAT GOES THE SOIL ACIDIC DECREASE THE
IN CITIES IS IS THE POISONOES,ODER AIRBONE DUE TO AND LESS AMOUNT OF
FROM LARGEST AIR LESS,COLOURLESS EVERYDAY LABOR FERTILE.ACID SUNLIGHT
VEHICLE POLLUTANT GAS THAT IS IN THE RAIN MAKES THE RESEARCHING THE
EXHAUST IN THE FORMED WHEN AGRICULTURAL SOURCE OF EARTH AND
FORUMES UNITED BURNING FOSSIL AND WATER ACIDIC DECREASE THE
STATES AND FUELS SUCH AS CONSTUCTION AND NOT RATE OF
ITS NUMBER COAL,PETROLEU INDUSTRY. SUITABLE FOR PHOTOSYNTHESIS.
ONE M AND NATUAL AQUATIC LIFE.
SOURCES IS GAS.
FROM
VEHICLE
EXHAUSTS.
Ways To Prevent And Control Air Pollutions

CONSERVE ENERGY- USE ENERGY AVOID RUN BE CAREFUL NOT


REMEMBER TO CHOOSE
EFFICIENT EXCESIVE DISHWASHERS TO SPILL
TURN OFF ENVIRONMENTALLY
LIGHTBULBS IDLING OF AND CLOTHES GASOLINE WHEN
LIGHTS,COMPUTERS FRIENDLY
AND YOUR WASHER ONLY FILLING UP YOUR
AND ELECTRIC CLEARNERS.
APPLIANCES. AUTOMOBILE. WHEN FULL. CAR OR
APPLIANCES WHEN GASOLINE
NOT IN USE. POWERED LAWN
AND GARDEN
EQUIPMENT.