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Why Does the Ozone Hole Form?
The goal of this introductory college level exercise is to get students to characterize the phenomenon of the ozone hole on their own. This is an inquiry-based activity designed to spark student interest, curiosity, and a desire to understand the causes of this atmospheric problem. A multitude of rich data sets are accessible to students. There are several sections, each linked with data sets and questions. This project is part of the ChemConnections series published by Wiley and Sons.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Module / Unit
  • Atmospheric science
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental science
Technical requirements:
QuickTime plug-in
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2000 by the Trustees of Beloit College and the Regents of the University of California. Published through exclusive license with John Wiley & Sons.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-341
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Brock Spencer
ChemLinks Coalition, Beloit College