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The discovery of the Antarctic ozone hole

In this set of activities, pupils will learn about ozone and the impacts – good and bad – it has on life on Earth.

Activities are:

  • finding out about ozone and how it is measured and introducing the story of the Antarctic ozone hole
  • investigating the effectiveness of sunscreen
  • using real satellite data to explore how ozone concentration has varied across the world over the last couple of decades

This resource has been provided by ESA (European Space Agency) as part of their Climate Change Initiative.

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