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Process Patterns: Trees and Carbon

Price: $29.95
Order Number: 707.0305
Format : DVD
The investigation of carbon cycles is very important in the exploration of process patterns. A scientist at Andrews Forest Long Term Ecological Research site in the Oregon Cascades explains the role of trees in the carbon cycle and how various factors affect the rate of growth of trees.

This lesson challenges students to:
• Estimate the height of trees using three different methods.
• Design playground equipment with donated wood.
• Compute the amount of wood required to build a house.
• Investigate the use of wood as energy sources.

Rights granted include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

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Ideal for grades: 6 - 9
Duration: 20 minutes
Producer: South Carolina ETV
Series Code: 707 & 707.0300

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