When plants and animals die they decay decompose break down in the soil. Fossil fuels such as coal oil and natural gas formed over millions of years from the remains of ancient plants and animals.
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Student exploration carbon cycle worksheet answers. The carbon cycle gizmo allows you to follow the many paths an atom of carbon can take through earth s systems to begin notice the black carbon atom in the atmospheric co 2 area highlighted in yellow. The burning of fossil fuels as well as other human activities increases the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Prior knowledge questions do these before using the gizmo.
Data record sheets 1 per student carbon cycle game engage carbon cycle game discussion questions. Using model 2 answer the questions below about this long term storage. Carbon cycle activity b.
What can happen over millions of years to the carbon compounds in organisms that die and. Plants remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and use it in a process called photosynthesis to make their food. This process occurs by microorganisms called decomposers this adds carbon to the soil.
Student will answer discussion questions. The decomposed bodies of plants and animals. Terms in this set 8 what process do plants convert carbon dioxide into energy rich carbon compounds.
Carbon is in the earth s atmosphere in the form of carbon dioxide. In the process of photosynthesis plants take in carbon dioxide co 2 from the atmosphere and water h 2 o from the soil. The glowing blue areas represent possible locations the carbon atom could go next.
How do humans use the materials in the carbon sink. Click on the link to make a copy of the google doc of the student exploration sheet. List four materials that contain this stored carbon.
Protocol on the provided worksheet. What is the collective term for these four materials. Once the investigations have been.
Atmosphere biomass biosphere carbon reservoir carbon sink fossil fuel geosphere greenhouse gas hydrosphere lithosphere photosynthesis. Follow the path of a carbon atom through the atmosphere biosphere hydrosphere and geosphere. Human activities get the gizmo ready introduction.
Carbon from some organisms is kept in a type of long term storage or. 3rd grade 4th grade 5th grade science. Atmosphere biomass biosphere carbon reservoir carbon sink fossil fuel geosphere greenhouse gas hydrosphere lithosphere photosynthesis prior knowledge questions do these before using the gizmo in the process of photosynthesis plants take in carbon dioxide co 2 from the atmosphere and water h 2 o from the soil.
Some of the worksheets for this concept are answer keys for carbon cycle assessments the carbon cycle teacher led lesson plan cycles work title the carbon cycle carbon cycle in the lab carbon products and the processes student exploration cell energy cycle carbon cycle work answer key pdf the carbon cycle. Gizmo user from virginia. This portion of the learning cycle alternates with the exploration investigation that the teacher chooses.