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Quiz on Carbon Cycle

Classroom/Laboratory Activity

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:

  1. What are the various components of the Carbon Cycle?
  2. Discuss how the cycling of carbon through the atmosphere is affected by anthropogenic activities.
  3. Discuss the difference between carbon sinks and carbon sources using examples.
About Tool
Tool Name Carbon and the climate
Discipline Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Earth Sciences
Topic(s) in Discipline Carbon Cycle, Biogeochemical Cycles
Climate Topic Long-term Feedback Mechanisms
Type of tool Classroom/Laboratory Activity
Grade Level Middle School, High School
Location Global
Language English
Translation      –
Developed by NASA
Hosted at NASA
Access Online
Computer Skills Basic


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