Food, the Carbon Cycle and Global Warming

Type of Resource



In the first section of this analysis and discussion activity, students analyze information about global warming and greenhouse gases. Students learn that correlation does not necessarily imply causation and analyze the types of evidence that establish causal relationships. In the next two sections, students analyze carbon cycles, the effects of food production on greenhouse gas emissions, and the reasons why the production of different types of food result in very different amounts of greenhous

Performance Expectations

HS-LS2-7   Design, evaluate, and refine a solution for reducing the impacts of human activities on the environment and biodiversity.