The carbon cycle game is a short digital game that helps you teach how carbon atoms move through various forms including soils, the ocean, plant and animal life and fossil fuels. Actions such as photosynthesis, plant and animal death and forest fires all convert carbon from one form into another. This is a card style game. It allows for single or multi players. Runs on a browser.
This resource is for teachers to develop their knowledge around climate science along with NGSS-aligned teaching strategies . Teachers can learn more about the following climate change impacts: coastal hazards, fire, human health, floods & droughts, agriculture and species & ecosystems. Users should reference the "STEM Seminar Slides_Template" as a guide for a daylong training and use the other materials as supplemental information and resources.
Sample MISA High School Item Set for Energy Production and the Carbon Cycle covering standards HS-ESS2-6 and HS-PS1-4. These items focus on the bond energy involved in the combustion of hydrocarbons and the role of human coal combustion in the carbon cycle.Image source: "Carbon cycle" by Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage at www.sccs.org.uk