Environmental Hazards VII

Basic Science JSS3 First term

Sub-theme: learning about our environment


Environmental Hazards VII

Performance objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. State the effect of ozone layer depletion on the earth’s surface.
  2. Mention the control measures against ozone layer depletion.


Effect of ozone layer depletion

The depletion of the ozone layer leads to the following consequences:

Global warming

Global warming is the process that causes the Earth's temperature to rise and makes the Earth warmer. Humans play a large role in the increase in the Earth's temperature.

The atmosphere re-radiates the absorbed energy back to the earth's surface by receiving the re-radiated portion of the energy to the earth, the earth surface becomes warmer. This leads to global warming.

Greenhouse effect

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