The Carbon Cycle
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By the end of this activity, learners will:
- Describe matter cycles in terms of the stages and processes by which specific atoms are withdrawn from a source, are incorporated into the tissues of living organisms, and return to their original source
- Construct a simple diagram to represent the carbon cycle
- Identify some of the ways in which human activity may change the carbon cycle and the issue involved with that change
- Grades 5 - 8
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- Matter Cycles Backgrounder
- The Carbon Cycle Backgrounder
- The Carbon Caper Article
- The Carbon Cycle Learner Worksheet
- The Carbon Cycle Learner Answer Key