These sites are all about the ozone, a form of oxygen. Sites include information about what ozone is, the ozone layer, why it is important, ozone depletion, and UV protection. Includes images, graphs, animations, interactive applets, games, and video.
What is Ozone?
Find out how oxygen creates ozone. Learn what other gases can create harmful ozone gas.
Learn how ozone is formed and destroyed in the atmosphere. Includes an animation, interactive applets and labs.
BrainPop: Ozone Layer
Watch an animated movie and learn about the ozone layer and its depletion by CFC chemicals. Take a quiz and conduct and a water molecule experiment. NOTE: The web site is available by subscription only.
A short article about the ozone layer from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Air Pollution: What's the Solution?
This site provides a series of activities cover the topics of ozone and air pollution.
Air Quality Map
Take a look at ozone level in different areas and times from an interactive map. Includes how the ozone map is calculated.
This interactive site is created for kids to learn about ozone layer, UV index, and sunwise action steps. Click on `Survivor Challenges' to test how much you know about ozone.
FactMonster: Ultraviolet Index
Read the article and get answers to what UV is and how safe the sun is for people. Also learn what role the ozone plays in this. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Screening out the Sun
This activity will help students to find out how the ozone layer filters the sun. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Air Drag and Drop Puzzle
Arrange correct pieces of an image of ozone levels over the North Pole for the month of March from 1979 through 1994.
Find out how we learn about the ozone hole condition.
NASA: Aura: Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI)
Learn about the OMI and how it gives scientists information on the ozone hole. Click on the "Science and Data" tab for the latest science features related to the ozone layer and other phenomena which the OMI monitors. Or, click on the "Education and Outreach" tab for classroom ideas. NOTE: This site has an abundance of features, so be sure to explore all areas of the site in depth.
The Ozone Hole Tour
Take a tour through the history and current state of the ozone hole. Learn about the gas, the Earth's atmosphere, scientific research and predictions. Illustrated with images, graphs, and movies. NOTE: The reading level is for older students.
eThemes Resource: Greenhouse Effect
These sites describe the greenhouse effect and its impact on Earth and humans. There are statistics, illustrations, audio clips, and animations. Some sites include lesson plans, activities, and experiments.
eThemes Resource: Earth's Atmosphere
These sites are about the Earth's atmosphere and its layers. See pictures, diagrams, and a video, and then try the interactive quizzes.