Unit 4 Section 3 - part b

Ozone - O3
a relatively unstable molecule composed of three oxygen atoms.

click to find the answer to today's question What does ozone in the atmosphere protect you from?

Chemical Characteristics of Ozone: link to an Internet Website

                                                                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warning: Ozone Hole

 

4.3b Assignment - Biomes & Ozone
Scoring criterialink to a local webpage

  1. Study these pictures and watch the video's at the bottom of this page link to an Internet Website from NASA. 

  2. In your own words write at least two paragraphs explaining how ozone is created and destroyed.

  3. In your own words write at least two paragraphs explaining why ozone is important to life on earth.

  4. Compare and contrast "good" and "bad" ozone.

  5. Complete the online lab "Smog City Experiment" link to a local webpage and attach to your questions above.

 

Honors: complete this question along with the others

  1. Research information about holes in the ozone layer. Summarize what is meant by a "hole in the ozone layer"? Location of any that exist and why?

 

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Ozone in the atmosphere protects you from harmful ultraviolet radiation from the sun.