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Children’s Books for World Ozone Layer Day

September 16th marks World Ozone Layer Day. Understanding the effects that depleting the ozone layer causes may be a challenge for young children, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate this special ‘day’ with them. How can your little one acknowledge World Ozone Layer Day (without you having to get overly technical or lecture her on scientific concepts)? Help your child to understand about the environment, and our impact on it, with a few easy-to-read books that focus on global warming and climate change. Read the books with (or to) your child, and then start a discussion. Kids’ Climate Change...

World Ozone Layer Day Activities

World Ozone Layer Day is September 16. Sure, there aren’t any presents, parades or parties. But, this holiday happens to be eco-important to a high degree! Without the ozone layer humans, animals and all of the Earth’s living creatures wouldn’t be able to exist. The release of chemicals (such as CFCs) into the air depletes ozone, leading to destruction in the atmospheric layer. In recognition of World Ozone Layer Day gather the kids together and try a few of these Earth-friendly activities! Science Screen Try a simple science experiment, showing your child how the ozone layer protects the Earth’s surface...