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Air Pollution Study Guide

Once the instruction for the unit is completed, students can complete this study guide to aid in their preparation for a written test. The study guide is divided into two sections: vocabulary and short answer questions. The vocabulary is taken directly form the lecture, sequentially. The short answer questions are meant to model the type they may see on the exam. This study guide is sequentually based on the Powerpoint lecture from this unit.

Essential concepts: Air pollution, greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, particulates, ozone, lead, vocs, volatile organic compounds, criteria air pollutants, clean air act, emissions, point source, nonpoint source, primary pollutant, secondary pollutant, dispersion, air quality, acid precipitation, temperature inversion, ozone layer, CFCs, Montreal Protocol.

Answer Key: Available for purchase at the environmental science instructor resources subscription page.

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