Company 4

Company 4  – The effects of acid precipitation on terrestrial ecosystems, aquatic ecosystems, and inorganic materials (i.e. buildings, cars, etc.).

  • The members of the company decide on a name and logo for their firm.
  • The team prepares answers to the following questions:
  1. What is acid precipitation?
  2. What chemicals make precipitation acidic and how does it happen?
  3. Where do these chemical come from?
  4. How do we measure the acidity of precipitation?
  5. Where are the high concentrations of acid precipitation in Ramford County?
  6. What are the effects of acid precipitation on trees and soil?
  7. What happens when lakes and aquatic systems become acidic?
  8. What are the effects of acid precipitation on inorganic materials (i.e. buildings, cars, roads, bridges)?
  • The team prepares a 10 minute presentation including the answers to questions 5, 6, 7, 8.