Seeing the Carbon Cycle

by: Cheryl A. Engle-Belknap, David J. Welty, Catherine Cramer, Kim Frashure, Robert Chen, Pamela Drouin, and Daniel Repeta
edited by: National Science Teachers Association

The most important biochemical reactions for life in the ocean and on Earth are cellular respiration and photosynthesis. These two reactions play a central role in the carbon cycle. The ocean-based carbon cycle is highly relevant to today's students because of its key role in global warming. This experiment allows middle school students to observe the influence of the carbon cycle on algae growth, explore experimental design, collect data, and draw a conclusion.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2006Stock # ss06_029_04_14Volume 029Issue 04

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