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Air Pollution

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Air Pollution
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 7
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.91

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    biomass, burning, hydropower, pollution, affects, lower, harmful, harm, such, quality, cause, amount, poor, coal, heart, gasoline

Other Languages
     Spanish: La Contaminación del Aire


Air Pollution
By Meg Leonard
  

1     Air pollution affects the air we breathe. It is made up of harmful gases, droplets, and particles. These make the air quality poor. Many things can cause air pollution. Some air pollution is caused by burning fossil fuels. Oil is used to make gasoline for cars. Cars and trucks produce a lot of air pollution. Coal can give off harmful gases when it's burned. Coal is burned to make electricity. Renewable resources are not as harmful to the air. Biomass fuels, such as wood, can cause a little air pollution. It does not produce as much .....
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