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This Earth Observatory site contains detailed information on the carbon cycle of the Earth. It provides an explanation of the role of carbon in the geologic carbon cycle followed by a discussion of carbon in the life process, including photosynthesis and respiration. Carbon sinks on land and in the ocean are covered next, followed by the human role in the cycle. Lastly, the activity of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, (NASA), and that of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, (NOAA) in the exploration of the connection of the carbon cycle to weather and climate is covered.

Subjects:

  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > Botany
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
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  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Science -- Biological and life sciences,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Education,NSDL,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Undergraduate (Lower Division),General Public,Science -- Instructional issues,Higher Education,Science -- Earth science,Life Science,Informal Education,Science -- Botany,Science -- Biology,Geoscience,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110503231336290T

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English

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