Presentation on theme: "Pollution Quiz. Rules of the game… Working in groups of no more than 4. You have 1 minute for each starter question, a correct answer is worth 5 points."— Presentation transcript:
Rules of the game… Working in groups of no more than 4. You have 1 minute for each starter question, a correct answer is worth 5 points. You have 2 minutes for each extension question, a correct answer is worth 10 points. The group with the highest score will all get a phone call home.
The atmosphere Identify the 3 major gases in the atmosphere, and what percentage they make up.
The atmosphere What gases make up the rest of the atmosphere?
Burning things… What are the 2 elements in any hydrocarbon?
Burning things… What 2 gases are formed when you burn a hydrocarbon?
Greenhouse effect What gas is mainly responsible for the greenhouse effect?
Greenhouse effect What do plants use this gas for… Give the equation.
Power stations… What other 2 gases do power stations produce?
Power stations… What type of pollution do these gases cause. What are some of the effects of this pollution?
Soot… How is soot formed? What element is it made up of?
Soot… What effects does soot have on: Humans Buildings The atmosphere
Carbon monoxide… What effect does carbon monoxide have on humans and why?
Carbon monoxide… What is the mean of these values? Which is an outlier? What is the range? 0.75; 0.90; 0.50; 1.25; 1.45; 3.01; 0.25; 1.75
Methane… What is the formula for methane? What 2 elements is it made up of?
Methane… Write the word and chemical equation for the complete combustion of methane.
Sneeze away… What is hayfever? Why do hayfever suffers like to know the pollen levels?
Sneeze away… Explain: “There is a correlation between pollen count and hayfever symptoms”
Cars… What gases does a catalytic converter convert? What are these gases converted into?
Cars… How can car drivers be encouraged to be more environmentally friendly? (At least 3 things…)
Air pollution… What is the Kyoto agreement or protocol?
Air pollution… How can governments and individuals improve air quality. (At least 5 things…)