Carbon Cycle Play

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In this project based lesson, students will collaborate to develop an understanding of the role of carbon within one of four spheres (hydrosphere, atmosphere, geosphere, and biosphere), the cycle of carbon in/out of the sphere and the human impact on the this cycle (either beneficial or negative).

All students will then create a cyclical play or skit to act out this cycle and its interactions.

After completing this lesson, students will understand:

  • how carbon is present in different spheres and it’s role in each

Resources included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Rubric

Additional resources required:

  • Computers, tablets or devices for internet research
    Prop making supplies: paper, markers, tape, string, scissors
  • Prop making supplies: paper, markers, tape, string, scissors

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