Axia College Material
Air Pollution Chart
After reviewing Ch. 8 and 9 of your text, complete the following table, and then respond to the
questions that follow:
Carbon dioxide (CO
Power plants, cars,
fossil fuels, decay,
Headaches, bronchitis, asthma, and death
if in high levels.
When water warms up its capability to
absorb carbon dioxide in weakened, global
A weakened immune system, skin cancer,
Extreme amounts of UV rays into the air,
also weakening of the ozone layer.
Ground-level ozone (O
Decreased lung capacity, increased
vulnerability to respiratory illnesses,
aggravated asthma, and permanent
damage to the lungs.
Sulfuric acid (H