NCERT Grade 11 Chemistry Chapter 14, Environmental Chemistry deals with the study of the origin, transport, reactions, effects and fates of chemical species in the environment. Environmental studies deal with the sum of all social, economical, biological, physical and chemical interrelations with our surroundings. In this unit the focus will be on environmental chemistry.
After studying this chapter, students will be able to understand the meaning of environmental chemistry; define atmospheric pollution, list reasons for global warming, greenhouse effect and acid rain; identify causes for ozone layer depletion and its effects; give reasons for water pollution and know about international standards for drinking water; describe causes of soil pollution; suggest and adopt strategies for control of environmental pollution; appreciate the importance of green chemistry in day to day life.
With the help of this chapter, students will learn the concepts of Environmental Pollution, Atmospheric Pollution, Tropospheric Pollution, Stratospheric Pollution Formation and breakdown of Ozone, Water Pollution, Causes of Water Pollution, International Standards for Drinking Water, Soil Pollution, Pesticides, Industrial Waste, Strategies to Control Environmental Pollution, Waste Management, Green Chemistry and Green Chemistry in Day-To-Day Life. NCERT Grade 11 Chemistry Chapter 14, Environmental Chemistry is from Unit 14 that holds a weightage of 18 marks including Unit 12 and Unit 13 in the final examination.
Get 100 percent accurate NCERT Solutions for Class 11 Chemistry Chapter 14 (Environmental Chemistry) solved by expert Chemistry teachers. We provide solutions for questions given in Class 11 Chemistry text-book as per CBSE Board guidelines from the latest NCERT book for Class 11 Chemistry. The topics and sub-topics in Chapter 14 Environmental Chemistry are given below.
EX 14.1 - ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION
EX 14.2 - ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION
EX 14.2.1 - Tropospheric Pollution
EX 14.2.2 - Stratospheric Pollution
EX 14.3 - WATER POLLUTION
EX 14.3.1 - Causes of Water Pollution
EX 14.3.2 - International Standards for Drinking Water
EX 14.4 - SOIL POLLUTION
EX 14.4.1 - Pesticides
EX 14.5 - INDUSTRIAL WASTE
EX 14.6 - STRATEGIES TO CONTROL ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION
EX 14.6.1 - Waste Management
EX 14.7 - GREEN CHEMISTRY
EX 14.7.1 - Introduction
EX 14.7.2 - Green Chemistry in day-to-day Life.
We cover all exercises in the chapter given below:-
Chapter 14 - 20 Questions with Solutions.
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