- We know that Carbon is found in both sugar and carbon dioxide as it moves back and forth between animals and plants.
- Where else does carbon go?
- What other forms does carbon take?
- What other processes are involved?
- What processes are considered natural - as compared to un-natural?
- How does this movement of carbon affect the environment?
- What else can you tell me about carbon?
- For 7 minutes, play the carbon cycle game activity & keep a travel log of every station your carbon moves to - every round.
- Compare your travel logs with other members of your table.
- Data Analysis: Compile this data in a way that is meaningful to you that will help answer the questions above and can be communicated to the class.
- Reflect on your data and questions and answer the questions.
- Generate a new research based questoin that will further your investigation or research.
sample carbon Travel log data:
Atmosphere --> plants --> animals --> atmosphere --> ocean surface --> deep ocean --> fossil fuels --> atmosphere --> plants --> soil --> fossil fuels --> atmosphere.