The ozone layer is that part of the Earth's stratosphere which contains relatively high concentrations of ozone. This ozone absorbs ultraviolet radiation from the sun that would be harmful to humans and other animals.
All About Ozone
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Looks at the ozone layer, depletion, and has frequently asked questions about ozone.
ESA Kids: Losing the Ozone Layer
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Explains why we need the ozone layer, and has a picture of the ozone hole viewed from space.
Hole in the Ozone Layer?
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Learn how it all started, how to fix the problem and what the future outlook is.
The Ozone Hole Tour
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] An overview of the ozone layer and the development of the ozone hole over the Antarctic.
What is Depletion of the Ozone Layer?
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Tells how ozone is broken apart by the Sun's powerful rays, and by human-made chemicals.
Wikipedia: Ozone Depletion
[ Mature Teens ] Looks at the ozone cycle, causes of ozone depletion, and a history of research about the ozone hole.
Wikipedia: Ozone Layer
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Encyclopedia article that explains what the ozone layer is, and why we need it.
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