The ozone layer

Lachlan keogh

What is the ozone layer

The ozone layer is a layer of gases that play a vital role that protect us humans,plants and animals from the ultraviolet rays from the sun and the harsh freezing point weather in the night.

What is the ozone layer made of ?

The ozone layer is made up of 78% of nitrogen, 21% of oxygen, a bit of argon. The ozone is made up of three atoms not molecules. And these three atoms are nascent oxygen. Three atoms of the nascent atoms combine to create the ozone

What is it and how does it help ?

The ozone layer is located in the stratosphere and it protects us from HARMFUL RADIATION, it could kill you or give you skin cancer if protected

What destroys the ozone layer

Scientists think ozone is being destroyed, and they think people are responsible. For many years humans have been polluting the atmosphere with man-made chemicals. It turns out that some of these chemicals are very good at destroying ozone. The worst of these chemicals are called CFC's, and were used in the past in things like spray cans and cooling devices.

Common misconceptions about the ozone layer

Aerosol cans are a major contributor to climate change