Biogeochemical/Nutrient Cycling: Nitrogen, Carbon, & Phosphorous Cycles

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This pack of 2 lessons includes worksheets and activities about the Carbon Cycle, Nitrogen Cycle, and Phosphorous Cycle to teach your middle school and high school students about nutrient cycles in ecosystems.

These lessons are designed to facilitate independent learning. Sit back and let your students take the wheel. The lessons fit perfectly into a flipped classroom and also work well as sub plans.

***Please Note: These lessons are part of my Environmental Science: Atmosphere Bundle.***

Lesson 1:
1. Lesson- Content & vocabulary gained through internet links, web-quests, and videos.
2. Worksheet- Introduction to biogeochemical cycling and nitrogen cycle
3. Activity- My very popular Nitrogen Cycle Board Game
4. Assessment- Simulation quiz on Nitrogen cycle

Lesson 2:
1. Lesson- Content & vocabulary gained through internet links, web-quests, and videos
2. Worksheets- Phosphorous Cycle and Carbon Cycle
3. Activity- Carbon Cycle Movement Game provided by NOAA
4. Assessment- Discussion questions

Topics addressed:
Lesson 1- Introduction to Biogeochemical Cycles & the Nitrogen Cycle
Nutrient cycling, Nitrogen cycle, trace elements, nitrogen fixation, denitrification, nitrate, nitrite, ammonia, atmospheric nitrogen

Lesson 2- Phosporous & Carbon Cycles
Phosphorous cycle, erosion, human interactions, Carbon cycle, respiration, combustion, photosynthesis, carbon sink


This product is part of my Environmental Science: Atmosphere Bundle.

My Environmental Science Series includes lessons for each sphere of the earth:
1. Environmental Science: Atmosphere Bundle
2. Environmental Science: Biosphere Bundle
3. Environmental Science: Lithosphere Bundle
4. Environmental Science: Hydrosphere Bundle (coming soon!)


These lessons are designed to be easy to use for both students and teachers. Regardless of whether you've taught Environmental Science for years or just need a few quick lessons to add to your science curriculum, this is the perfect selection.

Designed and Written by: Anne Morgan, Biology & Environmental Science Teacher

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STEAM Bundle: Earth's Atmosphere-Composition & Layers


Designed and Implemented by: Anne Morgan, Biology & Environmental Science Teacher

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Biogeochemical/Nutrient Cycling: Nitrogen, Carbon, & Phosp
Biogeochemical/Nutrient Cycling: Nitrogen, Carbon, & Phosp
Biogeochemical/Nutrient Cycling: Nitrogen, Carbon, & Phosp
Biogeochemical/Nutrient Cycling: Nitrogen, Carbon, & Phosp
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