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The stratosphere contains the ozone layer, which protects live on Earth from harmful ultraviolet radiation.

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    Stratosphere

    Stratosphere

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Describes the properties of the stratosphere.
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  • Video
    Ozone Hole

    Ozone Hole

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Talks about how the ozone layer in the stratosphere is formed and the impacts humans have on it.
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  • Lesson Plan
    Trouble in the Troposphere - A Lesson on Tropospheric Ozone Lesson Plan

    Trouble in the Troposphere - A Lesson on Tropospheric Ozone Lesson Plan

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Students use data to create graphs comparing the ozone levels in various US cities, analyze and evaluate trends, and determine how humans have affected air quality and what steps can be done to preserve air quality. Lesson includes vocabulary, background information, activity, online resources and extension.
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  • Practice
    Stratosphere Practice
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    Stratosphere Practice

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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Stratosphere Quiz

    Stratosphere Quiz

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Quiz on the Stratosphere
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  • Critical Thinking
    Stratosphere Discussion Questions

    Stratosphere Discussion Questions

    by CK-12 //at grade
    A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Stratosphere.
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  • Real World Application
    Sprites, Jets and ELVES

    Sprites, Jets and ELVES

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Discover the flashes of light and anti-matter that happen above thunderstorms and are best studied from the International Space Station.
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  • Real World Application
    A Pilot's Risk

    A Pilot's Risk

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn how the radiation exposure received by airline pilots over their career can lead to illness and how researchers are hoping to minimize their exposure.
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  • Real World Application
    Plane Politics

    Plane Politics

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Students will compare plane contrails to clouds and look at their potential impact on Earth's weather.
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  • Real World Application
    Adventures of LegoMan

    Adventures of LegoMan

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Using the Canadian high school students' Lego Man experiment as a case study, students explore weather balloons,observe the grand size of the layers of the atmosphere and space, and are challenged to construct their own scale model depicting the distances between these landmarks.
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  • Study Guide
    Layers of the Atmosphere Study Guide

    Layers of the Atmosphere Study Guide

    by CK-12 //at grade
    This study guide summarizes the key points of Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, and Thermosphere and Beyond. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
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  • Flashcards
    Stratosphere Flashcards

    Stratosphere Flashcards

    by CK-12 //at grade
    These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Stratosphere.
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