An interactive online quiz to test student’s understanding of the carbon cycle. This quiz by NASA can help students understand the various components of the carbon cycle and their influence on Earth’s climate.
Students will learn about the processes involved in regulating carbon and the role of atmospheric carbon in the carbon cycle. They will further understand how changes in these components can contribute to climate change.
Use this tool to help your students find answers to:
- What are the various components of the Carbon Cycle?
- Discuss how the cycling of carbon through the atmosphere is affected by anthropogenic activities.
- Discuss the difference between carbon sinks and carbon sources using examples.
About the tool
|Tool Name||Carbon and the climate|
|Discipline||Environmental Sciences: Chemistry|
|Topic(s) in Discipline||Carbon Cycle, Biogeochemical Cycles|
|Climate Topic||Long-term Cycles and Feedback Mechanisms|
|Type of tool||Classroom/Laboratory Activity|
|Grade Level||Middle School, High School|