Speak for the Trees

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this activity, learners will:
  • Understand how trees are natural carbon sinks
  • Describe the amount of CO2 a typical tree can absorb
  • Identify the amount of CO2 emissions caused by our daily energy usage

Grade Level 

  • Grades 7 - 12
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Length of Activity

2 - 3.5 hours

Materials List

  • Plug in energy meter or circuit level energy metering technology 
  • Energy Calculator
  • Comparing GHGs to Trees Background Information
  • Laptop
  • Pen

Online Lesson Format