Value of a Tree (High School)

Lesson Type:
Classroom lesson
Standards:
Life Sciences
Earth and Space Sciences
Engineering, Technology, and Application of Science
Keywords:
Ecosystems
Energy
Inquiry
Water
Description:

This lesson will explore the need for teaching about bio jet fuel and provide a hands-on lesson for calculating how much jet fuel can be obtained from a tree and how much carbon the tree could sequester in a year if left standing. This lesson is designed to encourage a healthy debate about how to value the trees around us and introduce various aspects in determining a tree's value.

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