HS-ESS2-6: Carbon Cycling in Earth's Systems
Develop a quantitative model to describe the cycling of carbon among the hydrosphere, atmosphere, geosphere, and biosphere. (Energy and Matter)
Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on modeling biogeochemical cycles that include the cycling of carbon through the ocean, atmosphere, soil, and biosphere (including humans), providing the foundation for living organisms.
Assessment Boundary: none
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Earth’s systems (hydrosphere, atmosphere, geosphere, biosphere)
Energy and Matter
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