Presentation on theme: "How are we affecting the Environment?. 1. Air pollution a.Smoke, dust and exhaust fumes will pollute the air b. Smog – a form of air pollution that is."— Presentation transcript:
6. Water pollution a.Acid rain starts as land pollution and can lead to water pollution
b. Wastewater from factories and sewage treatment plants is released into streams, rivers or sometimes directly into the ocean c. Sometimes its treated to remove some or all of the pollutants
7. Groundwater pollution a.Groundwater is water contained in the soil or trapped in underground pockets formed by nonporous rock. b.Comes from rainfall and runoff that soak down through the soil c.Can be polluted
8. Ocean pollution a.Discharge of raw sewage into coastal waters can encourage the overgrowth of algae and plankton.
b. Poisonous to fish and wildlife c. Oil spills – destroy habitats and life
Exit slip 1.Which of the following is a model for the “greenhouse” effect? a. A soda can, shaken and opened b. A campfire going out when dirt is put on it c. A parked car with the windows up d. A kettle boiling water on the stove 2.How does acid rain form? 3.List how we are polluting the water? 4.What is smog?