Indoor Air Pollution

Earth and Environmental Science Module 13 Honors Assignment

Where does Indoor Air Pollution come from?

Indoor air pollution comes from indoor pollutants such as building materials, tobacco products, poor ventilation, cleaning products, and many other substances.

Examples of Products that Indoor Air Pollution Come From

How can these Indoor Pollutants harm you?

The effects that indoor air pollution immediately has are irritation of the eyes, nose, and the throat, along with headaches, dizziness, and fatigue. The long-term effects are/can be respiratory diseases, heart diseases, cancer, and debilitating.

Effects of Indoor Air Pollution

What can you do to prevent Indoor Air Pollution?

In order to prevent indoor air pollution within your household, improving ventilation, using air cleaners, having source control, not using tobacco products, and many other things will help out!