Ozone Layer

Isaac Selvey

What is the Ozone Layer made of ?

78% Nitrogen, 21% Oxygen and a little bit of Argon.

What it does and how it does it

The Ozone Layer is a molecule the is made up of three oxygen atoms. The Ozone Layer protects plant and animal life and all surface dwelling animals by absorbing Ultra Violet B rays from the sun. it also protects Earths surface from harsh winds in and coldness of the night.

What destroys the Ozone Layer?

Ozone is destroyed by chlorine atoms.

Common misconceptions about the Ozone Layer?

many people think that the Ozone is being destroyed and scientists think that it is people who are responsible. The man made chemical causing the depletion of the ozone is CFC's, Aerosol spray cans and cooling devices.

Where is the Ozone Layer located?

The Ozone layer is located in the Mesosphere.