Ozone and the Atmosphere
http://geo.arc.nasa.gov/sgg/E.S.Outreach/Educator%20Resources.htm

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This web site, hosted by NASA, discusses the chemical composition and evolution of Earth's atmosphere, focusing on the protective layer of ozone in the stratosphere. The destructive properties of tropospheric ozone are also presented. Diagrams and animation sequences are used to visually depict the delicate structure of the ozone molecule and the chemical reactions involved in its formation and destruction. Ozone destroying pollutants were first identified in 1973. Since that time there has been a considerable amount of controversy surrounding the subject of ozone depletion. More than 20 years of ozone-related scientific studies, international meetings, and global industrial agreements are summarized in the last section of this site.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Ozone depletion, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results
Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Environments:Intro Geoscience, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science
Earth System Topics: Atmosphere
Topics: Atmosphere