The Evaluation of Noise Pollution in Some Schools in Baghdad

Abstract

Recently noise become the most environmental pollutants in almost ofsociety establishments specially in schools .This research was done to evaluate noise level in some primary schools in Baghdad and to study the sources of this noise as well as the factors which effect on its level .Results show that noise levels in all of these schools were higher than international limits due to unsuitable location for these schools, missing for acoustical treatment in their classrooms andnumber of pupils with unsuitable area of classrooms, in addition this research related noise level to the experience of teachers and found that lower levels were measured in classes with an experienced teacher and the higher level when trainee teacher was taking the class.