Energy Transfer in Nature

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this activity, learners will:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Earth’s energy budget
  • Understand the movement of water and air around the Earth
  • Understand the carbon cycle and the role of carbon sinks
  • Understand food chains and webs
  • Understand the potential impacts of global climate change

Curriculum Connections

  • Grades 9 - 12
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Length of Activity

3 hours

Materials List

  • Energy Transfer in Nature Backgrounder
  • Energy Transfer in Nature Learner Activity Instructions
  • Energy Transfer in Nature Learner Worksheet
  • Online Component: http://science24.greenlearning.ca/b5popup.php

Online Lesson Format