AIR

Notes
AIR 
  79% Nitrogen 20% Oxygen 1% Noble gases + CO2

AIR POLLUTANTS 
   CO SO2 NO, NO2 Methane

CARBON CYCLE
CO2 Production Respiration: Combustion: C6H12O6 (aq) + O2 (g) CO2 (g) + H2O (l) + Eheat (glucose) CxHy (g) + O2 (g) CO2 (g) + H2O (l) + Eheat CxHy (g) + O2 (g) CO (g) + H2O (l) C (s) + Eheat CO2 (g) + H2O (l) C6H12O6 (aq) + O2 (g) (glucose)

[complete] [incomplete]

CO2 Removal

Photosynthesis:

Workout Questions
1. The gas that is responsible for acid rain is a. Sulphur dioxide b. Carbon dioxide c. Carbon monoxide d. Methane 2. The gas that is responsible for depleting the ozone layer is a. Carbon dioxide b. Sulphur dioxide c. Chlorofluorocarbons d. Nitrogen

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3. Iron (II) ions in blood combine with which gas to prevent the blood from carrying oxygen? a. Nitrogen dioxide b. Carbon monoxide c. Carbon dioxide d. Sulphur trioxide 4. Which of the following substances, present in both air and car exhaust fumes, does not contribute to air pollution? a. Nitrogen b. Oxygen c. Nitrogen oxide d. Lead compounds 5. Which of the following is not found in car exhaust fumes? a. Water b. Oxygen c. Sulphur dioxide d. Nitrogen 6. Which statement is true concerning rusting, respiration and combustion? a. All produce carbon dioxide b. All are harmful to the environment c. All require oxygen d. All require sunlight 7. Limestone is another name for calcium carbonate. What happens when acid rain reacts with limestone? a. The pH of the acid rain increases b. The pH of the acid rain decreases c. Pungent gas is formed d. Oxygen is formed

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8. Ozone originates from oxygen. a. Write a balanced equation showing how ozone is formed

b. How is ozone both good as well as bad for the atmosphere? ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________

9. Outline and explain what happens to the fish in a pond as the following factors change: a. The temperature decreases ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ b. The amount of nitrates increases ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________

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