On warm sunny days, this pollutant can be a health hazard in Wichita. (Hint: in the stratosphere it’s good, in the troposphere it’s bad) Ozone
What term do we use for the phenomenon where CO2, methane, and other gases trap more than normal amounts of heat inside the earth’s atmosphere. Global Warming
C - because you breathe more air into your lungs when you’re playing hard Dirty air can be most dangerous when… a) You are asleep b) You are in school c) You are playing hard outdoors
What are 2 ways we can reduce ozone in the air we breathe? Walk or ride a bike to school. Remind parents to turn off the car while waiting. Turn off lights and unplug things
Burning fossil fuels: automobiles, power plants, refineries How does ozone get into the troposphere (ground level)? We call this “bad ozone.”
Air is inhaled through the mouth and nose. The air travels to the lungs and goes through a network of branches. The oxygen is absorbed into the blood stream and travels to all parts of the body. All humans need to breathe air. How does air get into our bodies?
TRUE - CO sticks to red blood cells preventing them from carrying Oxygen to your body True or False: Carbon monoxide is harmful for humans to breathe?
Children, older adults, those with asthma or other heart or lung diseases What groups of people might be more sensitive to air pollution than others?
No! The greenhouse effect keeps the earth at livable temperatures Would it be healthy for humans to totally get rid of the earth’s greenhouse effect?
Humans breathe in this layer of the atmosphere. Troposphere
Patrick the starfish! What is the name of Sponge Bob’s best-friend? And what is he?