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Title: Trees and Carbon PDF
Url: http://esa21.kennesaw.edu/activities/trees-carbon/trees-carbon.pdf
Creator: Pratte, John
Publisher: Kennesaw State University
Description: The transport and transformation of substances in the environment are known collectively as biogeochemical cycles. These global cycles involve the circulation of elements and nutrients that sustain both the biological and physical aspects of the environment. As an example, this discussion centers around the carbon cycle and how carbon is sequestered in trees. Students will perform an activity that replicates a case study in which the biomass of trees in a 15-acre plot of forest was calculated to determine the amount of carbon sequestered per acre.
LC Classification: Science -- Microbiology -- Bacteria -- Physiology -- Metabolism -- Other substances, A-Z -- Carbon dioxide
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Biogeochemistry -- Biogeochemical cycles
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Atmospheric chemistry
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Climatology and weather -- Special topics, A-Z -- Global warming
Social sciences -- Sociology (General) -- Sociology -- Social change -- Causes -- Environment -- Environmental science
GEM Subject: Science
Health
Science -- Technology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Health -- Environmental health
Key Concept: Botany
Ecology
Ecology -- Conservation
Ecology -- Pollution
Ecology -- Sustainability
Meteorology
Meteorology -- Atmosphere
Botany -- Carbon cycle
Ecology -- Carbon dioxide
Ecology -- Climate change
Ecology -- Greenhouse effect
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Environmental Science Activity
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-01-27 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-12-10 12:56:20 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Environmental Science Activities for the 21st Century
Full Record Views: 83
Resource URL Clicks: 10
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