Climate Change #1 - Carbon Cycle Capture

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National Park Service (NPS)


By the end of this activity, students will: be able to describe the cyclical relationship between carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and plants on earth which trap and store carbon; identify where carbon in the soil comes from.

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