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Global Threat

  1. 1. Global Warming Kelli Jablon
  2. 2. What is Global Warming? <ul><li>Global warming is when the earth’s temperature rises </li></ul>
  3. 3. What causes Global Warming? <ul><li>Many human activities such as driving cars and heating our houses creates greenhouse gases </li></ul><ul><li>Greenhouse gases seep into the atmosphere. They act like the glass panes of a greenhouse and trap heat that would ordinarily escape into outer space </li></ul>
  4. 4. What are the effects of Global Warming? <ul><li>Areas with ice start to melt </li></ul><ul><li>Melting ice causes the sea level to rise </li></ul><ul><li>Rising sea level causes flooding </li></ul><ul><li>Ocean currents change directions </li></ul><ul><li>Droughts start to happen in places far away from oceans which kills crops and trees </li></ul><ul><li>Weather patterns change </li></ul>
  5. 5. What are some solutions for Global Warming? <ul><li>Instead of driving, walk more </li></ul><ul><li>Use alternative power sources for heat and electricity </li></ul><ul><li>Conserve energy </li></ul>
  6. 6. Pollution Rachel Berkowitz
  7. 7. What is Pollution? <ul><li>Pollution is when people put harmful things into our environment. Pollution includes: </li></ul><ul><li>Car fumes </li></ul><ul><li>Factory smoke </li></ul><ul><li>Dirty drinking water </li></ul><ul><li>Oil leaking from a boat </li></ul><ul><li>Garbage in landfills </li></ul>
  8. 8. What causes Pollution? <ul><li>Factories </li></ul><ul><li>Cars </li></ul><ul><li>Boats </li></ul><ul><li>Garbage in landfills </li></ul><ul><li>People </li></ul>
  9. 9. What are the effects of Pollution? <ul><li>When released pollution has an environmental impact </li></ul><ul><li>Pollution also effects animals, people and plants </li></ul><ul><li>People die from air pollution </li></ul><ul><li>Dirty drinking water can make people sick </li></ul>
  10. 10. What are some solutions for Pollution? <ul><li>Not dumping water polluting oil or cleaners down the drain </li></ul><ul><li>Riding bicycles more than driving cars </li></ul><ul><li>Reducing, reusing and recycling </li></ul>

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