At a glance

WithOnePlanet’s Carbon Module teaches about the science of carbon, the carbon cycle and the important role carbon plays in our environment, in our lives and in our future.

Student outcomes

Students will gain knowledge and awareness of the science of the carbon cycle and its importance to our daily lives and the planet.

Essential questions

The five essential questions for the Carbon Module are:

  1. What is carbon?
  2. What is the carbon cycle?
  3. What is climate change and what role does carbon play in it?
  4. What is my carbon footprint and how can I reduce it?
  5. What can be done to mitigate climate change on a regional scale?