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Soil Carbon Cycling Lesson Plans - Middle Grades

Soil Carbon Cycling Lesson Plan

Overview:

The students will learn about the importance of carbon sequestration in soil. The students will use a variety of methods to learn how much the soil sequesters carbon/



Levels: Middle School



Subjects: Earth Science, Environmental Studies



Materials: Apple (Earth as an Apple Demo)

Soil Core Sample

Cards with the letters “C”(arbon), “H”(ydrogen), and “O”(xygen)

(amount of cards determined by number of… Continue

Added by Ken Lehman on August 30, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Soil Carbon Cycling

Soil Carbon Cycling Plan

Target Concept:

The students will be able to:

A. Predict and evaluate the ability for soil to sequester carbon.

B. Construct a cause and effect relationship between soil management and climate change.

Driving Questions:

1. What is soil?

2. What role does soil play in the carbon cycling plan?

3. How do people affect the amount of carbon found in the soil?

4. What is the relationship between soil and human needs?

Evidence… Continue

Added by Ken Lehman on August 4, 2010 at 2:32pm — No Comments

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