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  • Trees, cars, & carbon: Local inquiry about global issues
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Materials

  • A set of slides for illustrating the main concept: ppt, pdf
  • Handouts
  • Web links for the activity
    • Let's first take a look at some tree identification tools.
    • After you ID the tree, we'll need to...
      • Identify its tree categorization (e.g., a hard hardwood or a soft hardwood).
      • Use my handy web calculator to get the tree's height, its weight, its dry weight, and the amount of carbon stored. 
  • De-brief--
    • How was this inquiry?
    • What kind of scaffolding was in place? How can it be improved?
    • What are the instructional follow-ups?
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