<img src="https://d5nxst8fruw4z.cloudfront.net/atrk.gif?account=iA1Pi1a8Dy00ym" style="display:none" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Dismiss
Skip Navigation

12.26: Health Hazards of Air Pollution

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
Atoms Practice
Estimated2 minsto complete
%
Progress
Practice Health Hazards of Air Pollution
 
 
 
MEMORY METER
This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is
Practice
Progress
Estimated2 minsto complete
%
Estimated2 minsto complete
%
Practice Now
MEMORY METER
This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is
Turn In
Loading... 

Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue.

Color Highlighted Text Notes
Show More

Vocabulary

air pollution

Pollution caused by chemical substances and particles released into the air mainly by human actions, such as the burning of fossil fuels.

asthma

Illness in which the bronchioles are inflamed and become narrow.

bronchitis

Inflammation of the membrane lining of the bronchial tubes of the lungs.

emphysema

Chronic lung disease caused by the breakdown of the lung tissue.

ozone

Pollutant in the lower atmosphere; created when some pollutants react with sunlight.

respiratory system

Organ system that brings air to sites where gas exchange can occur between the blood and cells (around body) or blood and air (lungs).

smog

Type of air pollution derived from vehicular emissions and industrial fumes.

Image Attributions

Show Hide Details
Description
Difficulty Level:
At Grade
Grades:
7 , 8
Date Created:
Nov 29, 2012
Last Modified:
Jan 05, 2017
Files can only be attached to the latest version of Modality
Please wait...
Please wait...
Image Detail
Sizes: Medium | Original
 
SCI.LSC.531.1.L.1