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					Catalytic            Low Sulfur petrol   Energy efficient   Cleaners in
converters                               engines            chimneys

Change nitrogen      Less sulfur        Burn less fuel      Removes sulphur
monoxide into        dioxide in exhaust                     dioxide and
nitrogen and         gases.                                 particulates
oxygen                                                      before they can
                                                            get into air.
Change carbon        Turn down central Turn off             Legally limit
monoxide into        heating           electrical           exhaust gases
                                    0
carbon dioxide       thermostat by 1 C appliances at the
                                       switch
Remove Sulfur        Less fuel needed  Less fuel needed     Less pollutants
from natural gas                                            released
and oil.
Sulfur dioxide not   Insulate the        Less fuel needed   Use public
produced             house well                             transport
Use new fuels e.g.   Install solar       Burn less fuel     Burn less fuel
biodiesel            panels/ wind
                     turbine
Less polluting       Introduce a         Encourages more
                     congestion charge   people to use
                                         public transport
     REDUCING AIR POLLUTION PICTURE SORT INSTRUCTIONS

Students work in pairs. Each pair has an A3 sheet with the pictures on and a
set of cards.
Students put the way of improving air quality and the what it does to improve
air quality onto the correct picture.
Check and discuss.

				
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