What is pollution? Toxins in the air, on the ground, and in the soil.
What are different kinds of pollution? gases, trash
What are the biggest types of pollution for Iowa? People
How do we contribute to pollution most? Driving cars, throwing trash outside car windows, landfills
What are the top 3 things you want to know about pollution? How does it become bad for the air? Can it affect people's health? How do we make less pollution?
Effect of Polluted Water on Humans. ... Infectious diseases can be spread through contaminated water. Some of these water-borne diseases are Typhoid, Cholera, Paratyphoid Fever, Dysentery, Jaundice, Amoebiasis and Malaria. Chemicals in the water also have negative effects on our health.
Long-term health effects can include chronic respiratory disease, lung cancer, heart disease, and even damage to the brain, nerves, liver, or kidneys. Continual exposure to air pollution affects the lungs of growing children and may aggravate or complicate medical conditions in the elderly.