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El Nino
Great Lakes
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A - Economic Problems

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  • Read the site, think about the impacts of ozone depletion and answer the following question.
  1. A decrease in ozone causes the Earth's surface to receive an increase in ultraviolet rays. Because of this decrease in ozone and the increase in ultraviolet rays, describe the economic effects on people. Include medical problems in humans, crops, and livestock, etc.

B - Ozone Formation

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  1. Recall that oxygen we can breathe exists as a molecule of two oxygen atoms bound together (O2).  Draw how six oxygen atoms can turn into two ozone molecules.  Include all three steps and show everything necessary for the reaction to occur.