HS-LS2-5: Cycling of Carbon in Ecosystems

Develop a model to illustrate the role of photosynthesis and cellular respiration in the cycling of carbon among the biosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and geosphere.

Clarification Statement: Examples of models could include simulations and mathematical models.

Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include the specific chemical steps of photosynthesis and respiration.




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Vocabulary

Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
Carbon cycle
Earth’s systems
 - Biosphere
 - Atmosphere
 - Hydrosphere
 - Geosphere
Carbon-contain compounds (e.g. CO2, DIC, limestone, sugar)

Develop a model to illustrate the role of photosynthesis and cellular respiration in the cycling of carbon among the biosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and geosphere. (Systems and System Models)


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