Name: Zin Peterson Date: 10/21 School: GHS Facilitator: Ms. Adams 8.03 Chemical Soil Pollution Directions: Answer the following questions. 1. What are chemical pesticides used to treat/kill in agriculture? What are the 3 types of chemical pesticides that you learned about in Lesson 8.03 and what does each kill/treat? Fertilizers- chemicals that are used to help with crop production that can cause harm to the soil 2. Explain how pesticides can affect the soil quality if overused or improperly used in an area. Pesticides can be found in the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the water we drink. That can be dangerous because that goes into our bodies 3. What are chemicals called that are used to improve the nutrient levels in soils? Give 2 reasons that cause farmers to have to use these types of chemicals farmers turn to fertilizers because the substances contain plant nutrients such as nitrogen, phosphorus,
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