How to Take Action to Reduce Acid Rain?

Answer Acid rain is pollution that gets caught in the rain clouds, and comes back down to the ground. It is caused by smoke, most transportation, smokestacks and other factories. In turn, the rain harms t... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Take Action to Reduce Acid Rain

How acidic is acid rain?

On the pH scale, acid rain in the United States usually ranges from 4.2 to 4.6, out of 14. Considering the fact that 7 is neutral and 0 is extremely acid and that the scale is logarithmic (a chang... Read More »

How to Simulate Acid Rain?

You can simulate acid rain using a variety of methods, but two experiments in particular allow you to simulate it fairly easily, inexpensively and quickly. In one, you can help children see how gas... Read More »

What are some pollutants that cause acid rain?

Sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and ammonia gases all cause acid rain. Acidic compounds, such as sulfuric acid and nitric acid, form when these gases react with water in the air, increasing the aci... Read More »

Effects of Acid Rain on Ecosystems?

Acid rain forms when emissions containing high amounts of nitric and sulfuric acids interact with the environment. These discharges come from factory pollution as well as from natural sources like ... Read More »