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CARBON SINKS - Climate Change Videos
With Lesson Plans and Links

Thumbnail video shows how we can meaure the mass of tree and find out how much of it came from CO2, as well as how much carbon it stores.

Carbon Sinks - Photosynthesis and Trees (9:38)

@STEMwithCog explores where trees get their mass and why we say it comes from thin air. Cog explores photosynthesis and how makes sugars for the cell. Those sugars are used as an energy source or broken down with oxygen to make the tree 

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NGSS LS1.C Organization for matter and energy flow in organisms

NGSS PS3.D: Energy in chemical processes and everyday life
NGSS ESS3.D Global climate change

These videos explored where carbon is stored,
Watch these videos to see where it comes from!

 

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Carbon Sinks - Oceans   (9:16)

@STEMwithCog explores oceans, how they absorb excess carbon and move it up the marine food pyramid until it decomposes or is buried. Limiting factors like iron control populations. Watch demos of CO2 absorption and heat absorption. Learn about ocean currents, weather, and climate.

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NGSS LS1.C Organization for matter and energy flow in organisms

NGSS LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

NGSS PS1.B Substances react chemically in characteristic ways.

NGSS PS3.D: Energy in chemical processes and everyday life
NGSS ESS3.D Global climate change

NGSS ESS2.D: Weather and Climate

NGSS ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems

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