30 Discussion Questions about Pollution

People are starting to think more about the environment and asking themselves questions about the causes, effects, and ways to prevent pollution

If you want to make a difference, everything starts with a small conversation.

Let’s raise awareness about the problems that pollution is causing with the help of the questions about the different types of pollution.

Environmental Pollution Questions

These are some environmental pollution questions

  1. What are the basic causes of Environmental Problems?
  2. What household items  should be recycled?
  3. What can you do help prevent pollution?
  4. Why should we recycle?
  5. What can we do to protect forests?
  6. What’s the most polluted country of the world?
  7. What do you think about using of the chemical fertilizers and pesticides?
  8. What’s one of the worst environmental disaster in history?
  9. What is acid rain?
  10. What’s a hybrid car? How does it help the environment?
  11. What’s the greenhouse effect?

Water Pollution Discussion Questions

Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies (e.g. lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers, and groundwater), very often by human activities

These are some of the most common words related to the water pollution vocabulary.

These are some of the most common water pollution questions

  1. How can we control water pollution?
  2. What are some solution to toxic dumping in our oceans?
  3. What’s water pollution?
  4. What are some types of water pollution?
  5. How do we detect water pollution?
  6. What is acid rain and how does it develop?
  7. How does urbanization contribute to water pollution?
  8. How does industrialization contribute to water pollution?
  9. How does deforestation contribute to water pollution?
  10. What can you do to prevent water pollution?
  11. What are some water pollution sources?
  12. What are the effects of water pollution on humans?
  13. What are the effects of water pollution on animals?
  14. What are some of the effects of plastic consumption in the environment?
  15. What are some ways we can help people get clean drinking water?
  16. How can water pollution be controlled?
  17. Rivers in your country. How polluted are they? Would you swim in them?

Air Pollution Conversation Questions

Air pollution occurs when gases, dust particles, fumes, or odors are introduced into the atmosphere in a way that makes it harmful to humans, animals, and plants.

Thee are some common questions about air pollution

  1. What’s air pollution?
  2. What are the main sources of air pollution?
  3. What’s the main cause of air pollution?
  4. What should we do to reduce air pollution?
  5. Carpooling is a way to reduce air pollution, what stops from carpooling to work?
  6. What measures have been taken by your government to reduce air pollution?
  7. What are the main effects of air pollution?
  8. What cities in the world are affected by air pollution?
  9. What’s smog?
  10. How can we control air pollution?
  11. How might air pollution affect me?
  12. Should I walk or cycle instead of taking the car?

Noise Pollution Conversation Questions

These are some examples of noise pollution questions

  1. What’s noise pollution?
  2. What causes noise pollution?
  3. Is noise pollution a problem in human society?
  4. Can noise pollution cause physical or mental illness in humans, animals, and plants?
  5. What are ways people can avoid noise pollution?
  6. What are common noise sources?
  7. How can noise pollution be prevented or reduced?
  8. Does noise pollution have adverse effects on human health and well-being?
  9. What should governments do to deal with noise pollution?
  10. What noise levels should be allowed in industrial and residential areas?

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Manuel Campos

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