The “work to do”: Building a Better Future

Thick smog hovers over the cities like a blanket waiting to suffocate whatever is within its reach. People pass each other on the streets with cold eyes and frowns instead of smiles. Crime, drugs, and violence are interwoven in the daily city routines. Feelings of despair, hopelessness, and fright permeate the air. Ten or twenty years from now, this could …

However, with the rapidly growing human population, the

However, environmentalist are right about trying to preserve our environment because all of the trees that are not used are burned. When the trees are burned, the gases are released into the atmosphere, and as a result, our planet now has global warming. Global warming is the changing of our annual weather and seasons because of burned gases and other …

unit 6

layers of the atmosphere   Troposphere- it is the first layer and very dense and we live in it.  Stratosphere-  it is the ozone layer and one layer above the troposphere Mesosphere-   meteors burn in this layer and and its right above stratosphere layer. Thermosphere    -satellites an aurora occurs in this layer and its one layer above the …

Environmental Final

CWA Clean Water Act CAA Clean Air Act NEPA National Environmental Protection Act CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act ESA Endangered Species Act WOTUS Waters of the US TMDL Total Maximum Daily Load WLA Waste Load Allocations LA Load Allocations CSO Combined Sewage Overflows NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards SIP State …

Cigarette Addiction

Cigarette Addiction Cigarette is one of the tobacco products that comprise of dangerous chemicals such as tar, carbon monoxide, nitrosamines among others. Due to its dangerous chemical it harms nearly every organ of the body causing many diseases and thus compromising smoker’s health. Cigarette smoking has been identified as one of the global problem affecting many people worldwide. Thesis Statement …

Environmental Science

    What is advection?    the movement of water through the atmosphere    What does BOD stand for?    biological oxygen demand    What percentage of water is used in the bathroom of a typical home?    50%    How many gallons of water are used in the U.S. each day?    40 billion gallons    What percentage of …

pictionary cards

layers of atmosphere troposphere,stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere,and exosphere Changing states of water water is when it changes from a solid, to a liquid and then into a gas Saturation point the stage at which no more of a substance can be absorbed into a vapor or disadvantage Relative humidity the amount of water vapor present in air expressed as a percentage …

Environmental

3 types of energy 1. direct solar energy 2. indirect solar 3. non-solar renewables direct solar energy 1. solar heating (water and space) 2. Sunlight to electricity (photo-voltaic cells through collectors) indirect solar biomass, biofuels, windpower,hydropower non-solar renewables geothermal, tidal & wave power, and nuclear fussion steps for photo cells to get energy 1. photons that hit a solar cell …

Unit 6 Meterology

Layers of the Atmosphere   The atmosphere is divided into five layers. It is thickest near the surface and thins out with height until it eventually merges with space. 1) The troposphere is the first layer above the surface and contains half of the Earth’s atmosphere. Weather occurs in this layer. 2) Many jet aircrafts fly in the stratosphere because it is very stable. Also, the ozone layer …