C1 -Air Quality Keywords

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Atmosphere
Thin layer of gas surrounding a planet
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Molecule
Two or more atoms held together by strong chemical bonds
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Particulates
Pollution in the form of a particles in the air (eg soot)
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Phtotosynthesis
Process carried out by green plants in which sunlight, carbon dioxide and water are used to produce glucose and oxygen
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Fossil Fuels
Fuel such as coal, oil or natural gas, formed millions of years ago from dead plants and animals
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Sediment
Particles in rock etc, in water that settle to the bottom
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Sedimentary Rock
Rock formed when sediments are laid down and compacted together
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Sedimentation
The settling of particles in water to the bottom
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Combustion
Process in which substances react with oxygen releasing heat
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Catalytic Converter
A device fitted into a vehicle exhaust to reduce the level of nitrogen oxides and unburnt hydrocarbons emitted
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Biofuel
Fuel such as wood, ethanol or bio-diesel, obtained from living plants
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Two or more atoms held together by strong chemical bonds

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Molecule

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Pollution in the form of a particles in the air (eg soot)

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Process carried out by green plants in which sunlight, carbon dioxide and water are used to produce glucose and oxygen

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Fuel such as coal, oil or natural gas, formed millions of years ago from dead plants and animals

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