• Combustion Carbon Dioxide Oxygen Heat Gas
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    COMBUSTIOn & carbon Dioxide Research By Rab on Hutcherson II. Combustion and carbon dioxide, what are they When people think of combustion they probably think of simple just bursting into flames; and for carbon dioxide you probably think of what we breath out and what plants take from the air and turn to oxygen. Even though these thoughts are true there is much more to combustion and carbon dioxide. Things you might not think of about combustion are, mathematical equations, models, solutions and...
  • Global Warming Carbon Dioxide
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    Meghan McDonald McDonald 1 Mr. Hrk al OAC World Issues December 18 th, 2000 Global Warming Now, for the first time in Earth's history, humans may be a decisive factor in future climate change. The actions we make towards the temperature of the earth and the depletion of the ozone layer are irreversible. A warmer future could result from present-day human activities releasing large amounts of heat-trapping gases into the air. These "greenhouse gases" are part of the reason for the 1 F (. 5 C) ris...
  • Carbon Dioxide School Air Levels
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    Danger in the Air At North Intermediate School in Wilmington? Is there danger in the air at the North Intermediate School in Wilmington? Apparently carbon dioxide levels have been found to be above acceptable levels in some class rooms. According to a report dated Dec. 9, 1996, by ATC Associations, an independent consulting firm hired by the Town of Wilmington to conduct Indoor Air Quality and Microbiological testing at the school. "All indoor air quality parameters were within normal guideline ...
  • Global Warming And Its Causes
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    Global Warming Global warming is the warming near the earth's surface that results when the earth's atmosphere traps the sun's heat. The earth is getting warmer. The changes are small, so far, but they are expected to grow and speed up. Within the next fifty to one hundred years, the earth may be hotter than it has been in the past million years. As oceans warm and glaciers melt, land and cities along coasts may be flooded. Heat and drought may cause forests to die and food crops to fail. Globa...
  • Bicarbonate A Good Buffer For Blood
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    Bicarbonate: A good buffer for blood Most carbon dioxide generated during metabolism is transported in the form of bicarbonate ions, which result from the dissociation of carbonic acid formed in the red blood cells from the chemical union of carbon dioxide and water. Hydrogen ions from the dissociation are bound to hemoglobin and other proteins, serving to buffer the blood. The entire process is reversed when blood enters the lungs, allowing free carbon dioxide to diffuse into the environment. O...
  • Greenhouse Carbon Dioxide
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    The Greenhouse Effect The greenhouse effect is an increase in the atmospheric temperature caused by increasing amounts of greenhouse gases. These gases act as a heat blanket insulating the Earth's surface absorbing and trapping heat radiation which normally escapes from the earth. They include carbon dioxide, water vapor, methane, nitrous oxide, CFC's, and other halocarbons. The earth's atmosphere goes through two processes constantly. Global cooling is the first process. This process uses the ...
  • Bush Carbon Dioxide Energy Global Warming
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    Bush Won't Regulate Carbon Dioxide Updated 7: 30 PM ET March 13, 2001 By SCOTT LIND LAW, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Backing off a campaign pledge, President Bush told Congress Tuesday he will not regulate carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. The decision, outlined in a letter sent to a Republican senator, came after furious lobbying from the coal industry. It was a blow to conservationists who see curbing emissions of such "greenhouse gases" as key to reducing global warmin...
  • Greenhouse Effect And The Hole In The Ozone Layer
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    The Greenhouse Effect The earth's climate is predicted to change because human activities are altering the chemical composition of the atmosphere through the build up of greenhouse gases - primarily carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide. Energy from the sun drives the earth's weather and climate, and heats the earth's surface. This causes the earth to radiate the energy back into space. Atmospheric greenhouse gases (water vapour, carbon dioxide, and other gases) trap some of the outgoing en...
  • Greenhouse Effect Carbon Dioxide
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    GREENHOUSE EFFECT The glass windows of a greenhouse let in sunlight. The sunlight warms up objects inside the greenhouse. These objects then give off heat. The glass of the greenhouse, however, does not let out the heat. If the greenhouse lacks ventilation, all the heat stays locked inside and the temperature rises. This greenhouse effect also causes the inside of an automobile to become hot if its windows remain closed on a sunny day. The Earth and its atmosphere are like a giant greenhouse. L...
  • Green House Effect Carbon Dioxide
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    The Greenhouse Effect The Earth is kept warm by it's atmosphere, which acts rather like a woolly coat - without it, the average surface temperature would be about -18 degrees Centigrade. Heat from the sun passes through the atmosphere, warming it up, and most of it warms the surface of the planet. As the Earth warms up, it emits heat in the form of infra-red radiation - much like a hot pan emits heat even after it's taken away from the cooker. Some of this heat is trapped by the atmosphere, but ...
  • Respiratory Carbon Dioxide
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    The Respiratory System The Respiratory System is made up of the nose, pharynx, larynx, bronchi, and lungs. The respiratory system is the system of the body that deals with breathing. When we breathe, the body takes in the oxygen that it needs and removes the carbon dioxide that it doesn't need. Throughout the Respiratory System, enjoy beautiful forests, plains, and wonderful weather. Function: Provides gas exchange, intake of O 2 for delivery to body cells and elimination of CO 2 produced by bod...
  • Carbon Dioxide Blood Water Air
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    Respiratory system-gets oxygen to cells of your body and getting rid of carbon dioxide and breathing; involves the formation of ATP within cells; made up of nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi and bronchioles, and lung Path of air-taking in air through nose or mouth; flows into pharynx; passes the epiglottis; moves through larynx; goes down windpipe trachea; bronchi; lead into lungs Trachea-tube like passageway that leads to two bronchi tubes; windpipe Epiglottis-piece of skin covers...
  • Industrial Revolution Global Warming
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    How Global Warming Relates to the Industrial Revolution Global Warming relates back to the Industrial Revolution in many ways. During the Industrial Revolution many new inventions were made that would make life easier for people back then and also in the future. One of the inventions was the steam engine which later lead to the combustion engine that is put in cars, boats, and trains. Global Warming ties in with my subject of Heat Sources because for the steam engine coal was used to produce the...
  • Greenhouse Carbon Dioxide
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    The difference between Ozone Depletion and Global Warming Ozone Depletion The Ozone Layer is a region of the atmosphere from 19 to 48 km (12 to 30 mi) above the Earth s surface. Scientists were concerned when they discovered in the 1970 s that chemicals called chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs long used as refrigerants and as aerosol spray propellants posed a possible threat to the ozone layer. These chlorine-containing chemicals rise and are broken down by sunlight. The chlorine reacts with and dest...
  • Car Pollution Carbon Dioxide
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    Since the invention of the automobile, man has put on this earth millions upon millions of cars. These automobiles that we so frequently use, are now polluting the environment we live in. Our cars are now the single greatest contributors of poisonous gases in our environment today. These poisonous gases not only take their toll on the environment, but they also have a harmful affect on our lives as well. These gases create many serious environmental problems, which in turn affect the health of a...
  • Global Warming Carbon Dioxide
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    For years, scientists have warned that pollution from burning fossil fuels would cause dangerous warming of the planet. The hottest 10 years on record have all occurred since 1980. 1998 was the hottest year ever recorded. With scientists predicting more violent weather, spread of infectious diseases, and rising sea levels. According to Accu-Weather, the worlds leading commercial forecaster, Global air temperatures as measured by land-based weather stations show an increase of about 0. 45 degrees...
  • Global Warming Greenhouse Gas
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    Overall, emissions of CO 2 increased by 0. 3% to 6. 8 tons per person in the United States. Emissions of greenhouse gases other than carbon dioxide, which account for 17% of total greenhouse gas emissions, declined by 0. 6%. Emissions from the industrial sector declined 1. 3% even though the U. S. economy grew 3. 9% in 1998. However, CO 2 emissions from transportation grew by 2. 4% while CO 2 emissions of regulated utilities expanded by 3. 2% as a result of a hotter than normal summer. Overall...
  • Air Pollution And Its Effects
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    Pollution is one of the most worrying problems of our time. This problem surfaced during the industrial revolution. The great industrial revolution brought about many positive changes to the world; better transportation, cheaper products, and a better life. However, with it's riches came the price, pollution. At the beginning of the industrial revolution, no one paid any attention to the problem of pollution. As the science, progressed people started to realize this problem. Air pollution arise...
  • Global Warming Carbon Dioxide
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    Now more than ever humans are becoming a major factor in the future of climate and more importantly climate change. Human actions towards the earth and the depletion of the ozone layer are irreversible. A warmer future could result from human activities in the present by releasing massive amounts of heat trapping gases into the air. (web) These greenhouse gases are partially the reason for the 0. 5^0 C rise in the global average temperature recorded over the past 100 years. If the Earth's tempe...
  • Carbon Dioxide Discovery Of Co2
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    Joseph Black was best known for his discovery and chemical activity of carbon dioxide. Black was born in Bordeaux, France, and went to school at the universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh in Scotland. He was professor of chemistry, medicine, and anatomy at the University of Glasgow from 1756 to 1766. He became a professor of chemistry at the University of Edinburgh. In about 1761 Black discovered latent heat, and three years later he measured the latent heat of steam. His student and assistant J...