Air Contamination Types


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Which of the following air contaminants, normally a protective part of our atmosphere, can damage our lungs when found nearer the ground as per smog?

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1. Which of the following air contaminant is tied to damaging our nervous system and immune system?

2. Which of the following is a good example of particulate matter pollution?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many different types of air contaminants, and this quiz/worksheet contains questions that will measure your understanding of them, as well as their effects on our health.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

  • Type of air contaminants that protect part of the atmosphere but can cause damage to our lungs
  • Air contaminant that is linked to damaging our nervous system and immune system
  • Example of particulate matter pollution
  • Possible source of carbon monoxide poisoning in your house
  • Name for gas that can cause emphysema and bronchitis

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - confirm that you grasp the most important information about the air contaminants lesson
  • Making connections- use your understanding of air contaminants in connection with damage to the lungs as well as the nervous and immune systems
  • Information recall - unlock the information you're received regarding specific types of air contaminants

Additional Learning

To discover more about the types of air contaminants, review the corresponding lesson called Air Contamination Types. This lesson can help you with these objectives:

  • Know why we need oxygen
  • Understand that air contains different gases
  • Learn that the air we breathe includes much more than gases