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Activity 5 (Explore): Seeing Ozone's Effects on

Living Things

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Activity Summary

In this activity, students examine ozone damage to leaves as a way to understand what happens to human lungs from exposure to ozone.

Activity Objectives & Materials

Standards Connection




1. Frame the Activity

2. Introduce Ozone-Damaged Leaves

3. Ozone Damage Discussion


4. Take A Closer Look

5. Stomata Discussion

6. Return to Cause and Effect

7. Ozone and Plants Reading

8. Ozone Gardens Video (optional)

9. Connecting the Dots: Trees, Lungs, and Ozone Damage

10. Return to the KWL chart

11. Formative Assessment


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