What's The Air Forecast?
Activity 5 (Explain): O3 Oh My! Getting to Know Ozone
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This shorter activity begins an opportunity for students to share what they know or have heard about ozone. After this, they watch a video and interpret an infographic to build their background knowledge about ozone. Students organize their understanding using a Venn diagram about different forms of ozone.
Activity Objectives & Materials
Approximate Time: 30 minutes
Students will understand what ozone is from both a general and chemical perspective
Students will understand the different between beneficial (stratospheric) and harmful (tropospheric) ozone
Computer & projector
Speakers (for video)
Student computers (optional)
Ozone: Good up High, Bad Nearby Venn diagram
1. Frame the Activity
2. What Do You Think?
3. Ozone: Good Up High, Bad Nearby
4. Connecting Ozone to Emissions
5. I Used To Think, But Now I Think
6. Formative Assessment