High schoolers read a CNNfyi.com article in order to identify causes of ozone depletion. They compare and contrast the effects of chlorofluorocarbons and bromine on the ozone. They develop a plan to prevent future destruction of the ozone.
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New Review Ozone Data Comparison over the South Pole
Did you know the hole in the ozone is seasonal and filled by January every year? The lesson plan uses scientific measurements of the ozone over the South Pole to understand patterns. Scholars learn that the hole grew bigger annually...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Ozone Reduction in the Stratosphere
The hole in the ozone has increased skin cancer rates, specifically over Australia. What does the ozone layer do for us and what is with this hole? In the activity, through answering questions, learners research the ozone layer and its...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Ozone Layer and Eukaryotes Show Up in the Proterozoic Eon
During the Achaea Eon, Cyano bacteria start to produce and release oxygen into the atmosphere making the environment suitable for Eukaryotic life forms. Sal explains the timeline of these events as well as the consequences that occurred...
10 mins 10th - 12th Science
Identifying Ozone Variations over Different Locations
Young scholars analyze ozone data. In this atmosphere lesson, students will use a NASA resource to gather data for different regions of the Earth. Young scholars will then create a graph for their data and answer related questions.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills
The Ozone Layer: The 'Hole' - Part 2
Introduce your class to the "hole" truth! Part four of the 7-part series about Earth's atmosphere gives learners the facts about the depletion of our ozone layer. Simply animated and concisely narrated, the video leads viewers from the...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science
Skin and the Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation
Though UV radiation can damage skin, it isn't all bad. The third installment in a six-part series allows the class to study the structure and function of skin. They learn about the different types of skin cancer and the SPF rating...
2 mins 10th - 12th Science