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    New York Hall of Science
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    Does yeast breathe? Find out by watching how plastic bags filled with yeast, warm water and different amounts of sugar change over time. Demonstrate the interaction of microorganisms and the carbon...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    California Academy of Sciences
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    In this activity, learners gain knowledge about how carbon moves through all four of the Earth’s major spheres (biosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and lithosphere), and understand how humans...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Through discussion and hands-on experimentation, learners examine the geological (ancient) carbon cycle. They investigate the role of dinosaurs in the carbon cycle and the eventual storage of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    EPA
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    In this activity, learners investigate how increased carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the burning of fossil fuels is changing the acidity (pH) of the ocean and affecting coral reefs and other...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this life science activity (page 8 of the PDF), learners explore the carbon cycle by mixing yeast, sugar and water. Learners observe how different quantities of the mixture produce more or less...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    In this activity, learners take on the role of a carbon atom and record which reservoirs in the carbon cycle they visit. Learners will compare and contrast their trip with those of other learners...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this experiment using sprigs of Elodea, learners will observe a natural process that removes carbon dioxide (CO2) from Earth's atmosphere. This process is a part of the carbon cycle and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    California Academy of Sciences
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    In this creative roleplay activity, learners will explore the various processes of the carbon cycle using movement and props to aid in comprehension. Learners will understand that carbon changes...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    In this inquiry-based lesson, learners measure the biomass of trees, calculate the carbon stored by the trees, and use this information to create recommendations about using trees for carbon...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    Using zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha), elodea and an indicator dye, learners study the role of light in photosynthesis. A segment of the carbon cycle will be studied by setting up a closed...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days