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Value of a Tree

Description:
Objective: Students will understand how to calculate how much carbon is in a tree. From this number students can calculate how much jet fuel can be obtained from that tree and how much carbon it can sequester a year. Students will measure the tree’s height, circumference and age. Students will engage in a complex discussion of deciding how to use our local resources.

Related Topics:
7. The quality of life of individuals and societies is affected by energy choices.

Associated Grade Levels:
9-1011-12

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Associated Grade Levels:
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Associated Grade Levels:
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Related Sub-Topics

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