Choose one of the following assignments to show your understanding of the carbon cycle and energy flow.
- Pick one ecosystem or situation involving living things and write a poem that describes the flow of carbon and matter through the ecosystem.
- Design a comic strip about the carbon cycle and energy. The characters might be the sun, carbon atom, and any plants and animals you’d like to include
- Write out a news report about a carbon atom that is traveling through both the carbon cycle and a food chain. Give details about its whereabouts, the processes it is moving through, and what forms it is taking.
- Create a full color poster showing the connections between the carbon cycle and a food chain. Label all key terms shown in the poster.