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Air pollution is something often experienced, rather than seen. In the most extreme cases the presence of smog can overwhelm all the senses. Air pollutants such as vehicle emissions, industrial byproducts, and landfills produce greenhouse gases. These gases absorb energy from the sun thereby heating the earth, global warming. This temperature increase is predicted to lead to rises in sea level, changes in seasonal timing, and a decrease in biodiversity. Scientists use particle counters to classify and count the pollutants in the air. In this experiment, we will examine air pollution in our own environment by trapping the airborne particles and examining them under a microscope
How does air pollution differ in different environments?
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