Carbon/Nitrogen Stations

April 9, 2014

Station # 1 NITROGEN CYCLE


http://www.sites.ext.vt.edu/virtualfarm/flash_mov/nitrogencycleintro.swf


  1. Put on headphones. Go to website.
  2. Click on the farmer's face in the right lower corner
  3. Click on "slide show". Each student is to complete a purple worksheet (half sheet of paper)
  4. After worksheet is completed, click on farmer's face again and go back to home page. Then, click on the "The Farm"
  5. If time permits, click on the "pencil" to take the quiz. Record score if you get finished with quiz.

Station # 2 WHAT'S YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT??

http://www.nature.org/greenliving/carboncalculator/index.htm


  1. Go to website. Follow directions - beginning with the blue tab called "What's My Carbon Footprint?"
  2. Continue through the website, entering information about your family and lifestyle as prompted
  3. After all information has been entered, you can view your (carbon footprint) in the "results" tab. Make a pie chart on the paper provided and color it with a colored pencils. Make a key/legend for it.

STATION # 3 CLIMATE CHANGES

http://epa.gov/climatestudents/basics/today/carbon-dioxide.html


  1. Read webpage "All About Carbon Dioxide"
  2. Put in headphones - Click on video at bottom of this page and watch
  3. Click on "The Greenhouse Effect" and read
  4. Click on "Greenhouse Gases" and read

STATION # 4 ANCHOR ACTIVITY - ECOLOGY CROSSWORD

  1. Complete as much of the crossword as you can ON YOUR OWN!
  2. Using MacBook, google answers that you do not have yet!