MYP 10

Unit 10.7.7: The ozone layer


  • To understand that ozone is a naturally ocurring allotrope of oxygen
  • To understand that the term ozone layer just refers to a higher concentration of ozone in the air at a certain altitude.
  • To understand that the bonding in ozone is weaker than oxygen
  • To understand energy relationships in the electromagnetic spectrum
  • To understand that ultraviolet radiation is higher in energy than visible radiation
  • To know that ozone protects the earth from intermediate energy radiation
  • To know the effects of UV radiation on life forms.
  • To understand that man-made compounds have affected the ozone layer
  • To know about protocols to protect the ozone layer



Student follow up



Criterion D

Teaching notes

1989 Montreal protocol


The ozone layer


The Montreal protocol

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