Is Ozone Good or Bad? (European Space Agency)

Is Ozone Good or Bad? (European Space Agency)
no comments

The layer of ozone high up in the stratosphere is our main defence against the Sun’s ultraviolet radiation. But ozone is also a powerful greenhouse gas and ozone at ground level is a hazard to health. The Montreal Protocol to reduce the use of ozone-destroying chemicals world-wide is an inspirational example of how countries can work together to protect our planet.

This printable pack contains three ready-to-use activities suitable for use in school, with youth groups or at home:
– A scene-setting story introducing the effects of ozone in the atmosphere and how we monitor it.
– A practical activity comparing the effects of different sunscreens.
– Exploring real climate data to investigate changes in the Antarctic ozone hole.

This is one of a range of packs produced by the ESA Climate Office and available from https://climate.esa.int/en/educate/
Further ESA resources for teaching about climate can be found at https://climatedetectives.esa.int/classroom-resources/

Downloads / Files

ESA-CCI-Education-Resource-Pack-Is_ozone_good_or_bad_v3.4.pdf