Main Inquiry Question Essay

Did you know in Australia about $20 million dollars a year because of asthma and respiratory disease which is thought to be caused by sandstorms. Also, topsoil (the top layer of soil) is extremely important for crops to grow, so a sandstorm can cause lots of damage also dust all the way from the Sahara Desert is blown across the Atlantic Ocean. Sandstorms can do a lot of things. We are doing a capstone project. I choose Sandstorms we even had to make a main inquiry question. I choose “How do sandstorms affect people’s lives and health?” Sandstorms can affect people’s lives and heath. They can affect their health by, they can sting your arm, and sand can get into your nose and eyes, giving you asthma. Sandstorms affects people’s lives by forcing them to move away from the sandstorm, destroying their home, and blowing dust and gusty winds, making it difficult for driving conditions.
Sandstorms affect people’s health. Sand can get in the lungs which causes asthma. If you don’t know what asthma is, it is exposure to various irritants and substances that trigger allergies (allergens) and can trigger signs and symptoms of asthma. Asthma triggers are different from person to person and can include: airborne substances, such as pollen, dust mites, mold spores, pet dander, or particles of cockroach waste. The way to protect it from sand going in to your nose and mouth. Spencer Cox, a photographer, says to put a bandana over your mouth and nose so sand doesn’t get in it, also he says you can put vaseline under your nose and a little near the inside of it. The reason why you should protect your nose is so sand doesn’t get in your nose, if it does then it is really bad because you can get asthma and that is really bad for you. Wear sunglasses that protect your eyes because if sand gets in your eye then it is gonna be really bad for you. Also wear long sleeves because sand can sting your arm which is not comfortable. Blowing dust and gusty winds can make for difficult driving conditions. Dust particles can lead to respiratory problems, particularly for people with asthma. They can harm sensitive lung tissue, irritate the lungs, and the trigger allergic reactions, including asthma attacks. Exposure to dust in dust storms can cause coughing, wheezing, and running noses. Sandstorms can even get in your eyes which can make you not see that good.
Sandstorms can affect people’s lives by destroying there property and hurt people so when you see a sandstorm. Stay hydrated because fluids, especially water, are just as important during sandstorms. Remember to keep hydrated or even spray water on face and eyes if you come in direct contact with dust. When a sandstorm comes, it can be harmful to your health. Consider wearing a face mask if your outdoors Consider wearing a medical face mask or use a wet towel during sandstorms to prevent inhaling the dust particles. These are how sandstorms affect people’s lives. Other factors also influence the frequency of sandstorms, including farming and the abstraction of water. For many people, sandstorms are a part of everyday life. Asthma and other respiratory problems can add to underlying pollutions of air pollution, especially in urban areas. Human induced change is by far the most significant factor in the alarming increase of sandstorms in some regions. The impacts of sand and dust storms were described in terms of crop damage, soil productivity losses, economic losses, mass migration, health impacts, and impacts on climate.
There are a lot of ways sandstorms can affect people’s lives and health. For health they can sting your arm give you asthma and go inside you so that’s why you should wear a bandana, and put vaseline near your nose. They affect your the lives by destroying their home and sand getting in there vents and if sand goes inside you it gets hard to breathe. These some ways sandstorms can affect people’s life and health. I hoped you learned a lot from this and use these tips.


  1. dhorn25 · June 11, 2018 at 12:46 pm ·

    You did a great job. You had a lot of information. I learned a lot about sandstorms. Great job!

  2. emeskin25 · June 12, 2018 at 12:53 pm ·

    I like how in your essay you described how to stay safe. i think that maybe you can add a intro before you start your essay. Overall great job.

  3. llenskiskristian26 · June 20, 2018 at 5:38 pm ·

    wow this is very long. good job