Daniel Silverstein
Block C
11/10/10
Question Answer
 People produce most of
the air pollution
 The first Earth Day was in
1980
 Air pollution can trigger
B...
 “People produce most of the wastes that cause air
pollution.” (World Book)
 The number of days urban air was considered...
Short definitions Long Definitions
 When wastes dirty the air
 Contaminated air
 The introduction of
materials that bri...
 People:
◦ Burn
 Garbage
 Fuel to power motor vehicles
 Fuel to heat buildings
◦ Heating and cooling homes
 People
◦ Rapid growth in population and industry
◦ Fossil Fuels
◦ Transportation
◦ Energy production
◦ Oil products
 Gases or particles
◦ Dust
◦ Pollen
◦ Soil particles
◦ Naturally occurring gases
◦ Smoke
◦ Lead
◦ Mercury
◦ Vinyl Chlorid...
 1950 —Harry Truman joins forces to fight smog
 1967 —Air Quality Control Act
 1970 —
◦ First Earth Day
◦ Clean Air Act...
 Indoor Air Quality
 1990 —
◦ Amendment to Clean Air Act
◦ Pollution Prevention Act
◦ National Environmental Education A...
 Leads to respiratory disease
 Can cause wheezing and
coughing
 Trigger
◦ Asthma attacks
◦ Bronchitis
 The number of days urban air was considered
hazardous has decreased 93% over the past 20
years
 1970
◦ Banning of lead ...
 1970-1977: federal regulation resulted in a 98%
reduction in lead emissions
 Since 1970, emissions of the following hav...
 Pollution by dust particles decreased by 75%
 Carbon monoxide and ozone emissions reduced
by more than 30%
 1989—California adopted a radical air pollution
reduction plan
 Cars are now required to have pollution control
devices...
 Conduct research on
pollution
◦ Salary:
 Entry Level: $42,500
 Average: $64,700
 Potential: $102,700
◦ Trends:+6%—Goo...
 Atholton High School
 Marketing Academy
 I picked this Academy because I have an interest
in marketing
 Evanston, Illinois
 $40,223
 Program requirements:
◦ Essay(s)
◦ SAT Subject Tests
◦ SAT Reasoning Test or ACT
 If ACT...
 Library volunteer
 Cleaned up trash
 I did these because I like helping others
and the community
 Babysitting
 Giant
 Subway
 Accomplishments:
◦ Honor Roll
 http://www.veindirectory.org/blog/2009/06/air_pollution_and_dvt.html
 http://topnews.com.sg/content/22498-air-pollution...
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  1. 1. Daniel Silverstein Block C 11/10/10
  2. 2. Question Answer  People produce most of the air pollution  The first Earth Day was in 1980  Air pollution can trigger Bronchitis  True  False  True
  3. 3.  “People produce most of the wastes that cause air pollution.” (World Book)  The number of days urban air was considered hazardous has decreased 93% over the past 20 years
  4. 4. Short definitions Long Definitions  When wastes dirty the air  Contaminated air  The introduction of materials that brings a negative effect on plants, animals, or people into the atmosphere  The presence of chemicals in Earth’s atmosphere that are not part of the atmosphere
  5. 5.  People: ◦ Burn  Garbage  Fuel to power motor vehicles  Fuel to heat buildings ◦ Heating and cooling homes
  6. 6.  People ◦ Rapid growth in population and industry ◦ Fossil Fuels ◦ Transportation ◦ Energy production ◦ Oil products
  7. 7.  Gases or particles ◦ Dust ◦ Pollen ◦ Soil particles ◦ Naturally occurring gases ◦ Smoke ◦ Lead ◦ Mercury ◦ Vinyl Chloride ◦ Carbon Monoxide ◦ Smog ◦ Wood smoke ◦ Tanneries ◦ Nitrous dioxide ◦ Sulfur dioxide ◦ Particulate matter [1]
  8. 8.  1950 —Harry Truman joins forces to fight smog  1967 —Air Quality Control Act  1970 — ◦ First Earth Day ◦ Clean Air Act in U.S.  Extension to Clean Air Act
  9. 9.  Indoor Air Quality  1990 — ◦ Amendment to Clean Air Act ◦ Pollution Prevention Act ◦ National Environmental Education Act
  10. 10.  Leads to respiratory disease  Can cause wheezing and coughing  Trigger ◦ Asthma attacks ◦ Bronchitis
  11. 11.  The number of days urban air was considered hazardous has decreased 93% over the past 20 years  1970 ◦ Banning of lead gasoline in U.S. ◦ Clean Air Act
  12. 12.  1970-1977: federal regulation resulted in a 98% reduction in lead emissions  Since 1970, emissions of the following have decreased by 30% ◦ Sulfur oxide ◦ Carbon monoxide ◦ Lead ◦ Hydrocarbons
  13. 13.  Pollution by dust particles decreased by 75%  Carbon monoxide and ozone emissions reduced by more than 30%
  14. 14.  1989—California adopted a radical air pollution reduction plan  Cars are now required to have pollution control devices  1990 Mexico City air quality control
  15. 15.  Conduct research on pollution ◦ Salary:  Entry Level: $42,500  Average: $64,700  Potential: $102,700 ◦ Trends:+6%—Good ◦ Advancement: Not much ◦ Related careers:  Agricultural and Food Science Technicians  Biochemists and Biophysicists  Foresters  Microbiologists
  16. 16.  Atholton High School  Marketing Academy  I picked this Academy because I have an interest in marketing
  17. 17.  Evanston, Illinois  $40,223  Program requirements: ◦ Essay(s) ◦ SAT Subject Tests ◦ SAT Reasoning Test or ACT  If ACT, then written section required  First year students: ◦ 50% Men and Women ◦ 20% In-state; 80% Out-of-state
  18. 18.  Library volunteer  Cleaned up trash  I did these because I like helping others and the community
  19. 19.  Babysitting  Giant  Subway  Accomplishments: ◦ Honor Roll
  20. 20.  http://www.veindirectory.org/blog/2009/06/air_pollution_and_dvt.html  http://topnews.com.sg/content/22498-air-pollution-can-be-dangerous  http://www.wunderground.com/health/airpollution.asp  http://www.google.com/imgres? imgurl=http://www.ec.gc.ca/doc/media/m_124/brochure/images/BR_fig3_ s_e.gif&imgrefurl=http://www.ec.gc.ca/doc/media/m_124/brochure/BR_c1 _eng.htm&usg=__ZEWuwiCaCnIlFdFMNdflCDTpnbU=&h=416&w=450& sz=24&hl=en&start=30&zoom=1&tbnid=ji_AXLHfrtNQfM:&tbnh=127&tbn w=137&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dair%2Bpollution%26hl%3Den%26biw %3D1020%26bih%3D565%26gbv%3D2%26tbs %3Disch:1&itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=93&ei=pending&oei=_1PcTN3EB4P68A bm_- 2PCQ&esq=2&page=3&ndsp=15&ved=1t:429,r:5,s:30&tx=80&ty=55  http://www.belkraft.com/Air_purifiers.html  http://taniadeluzuriaga.wordpress.com/education/

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