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Life on Earth

The carbon cycle

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The Carbon Cycle

Explore how carbon moves around our planet. Create an additive diagram that breaks down the natural process of life and death in plants and animals, and the impact of human-led processes.

Reimagine ways humans could have a positive impact on the carbon cycle, and create a presentation to educate the adults around you.

Educational Value

  • Students demonstrate understanding of the carbon cycle, and identify the role of human influence.
  • Students think critically about existing processes, and imagine solutions to big picture climate change problems.
  • Students use digital technologies, and creative processes to summarize their knowledge and communicate ideas.

All you need is an iPad and the following apps:

  • Procreate
  • Safari
  • Keynote