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CLIP 4418

Causes and impact of acid rain

Causes and impact of acid rain

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Key Info
  • Causes and impact of acid rain
  • Duration: 02:02
  • A discussion about the burning of coal and other fossil fuels and how this can cause acid rain. When acid rain falls into water bodies such as lakes it can cause them to become acidic, which is harmful to fish and other aquatic animals. At Loch Fleet in Scotland, attempts have been made to reduce the acidity of the water using limestone.
  • Subject:



    Chem: Earth and Environment

  • Keywords: sulphur, acid rain, pollution, coal, limestone, Loch Fleet, chemistry, bitesize, corrode
Ideas for use in class
  • Supplementing a lesson on acid rain, as it shows both the causes as well as how some of the effects can be counteracted.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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