Exercises about ozone

Exercises about ozone

Exercises about ozone

Objective

−Learn about the ozone layer and its variations

−Learn about measurements of the ozone layer

−Use of excel-software

−Graphic presentation of data

−Analysis of data

−Give an evaluation of different graphic presentations - be critical

−Develop own ideas for further analysis of the available data

−Use statistics

−Encourage to find recent data on the internet

−Encourage the students to ask questions and to try to find answers

Subjects that can be involved:

Physics

–Satellite measurements, absorption of radiation

Geography

–Ozone layer

–Projections

Biology

–Risk of high UV concentrations

Information technology:

–use of a calculation program (Microsoft Excel) to make calculations and draw graphs

–make an animation of a series of pictures (e.g. a GIF-animation by using freeware from the Internet)

Mathematics

–Statistics