Covers the significance and functions of carbon.
Lesson Plan includes materials, introduction, procedures, closure, extensions. "In this activity, students will learn that carbon is an extremely common element on the earth which can be found in many forms, in both living and non-living things." -California Academy of Sciences
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Significance of Carbon.
This Possible Sentences strategy activates prior knowledge of specific science content by creating sentences using pairs of key vocabulary words.
To stress understanding of a concept by summarizing the main idea and applying that understanding to create visual aids and generate questions and comments using a Concept Matrix.
Laboratory explores what happens when glue and water solution with borax are combined. Lab includes materials, procedures, and assessment.
Investigation of cellulosic biofuel looking at the construction of artificial enzymes to process cellulose based organic matter.
Presents the student with the challenge of designing an experiment to investigate a global phenomenon. Provides information on different and conflicting results from ocean acidification based on organismal response and latitude.
Covers life in anoxic environments exploring the chemical basis of life, addressing exobiology, evolution, and ecology.
Covers the formation of gas hydrates, looking at how they form the base of some ecosystems and are being looked at as a fuel source.
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