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Ecosystems

Carbon TIME: Ecosystems Unit

2017-18 Field Test Version

Lead Editor for 2017-2018 Version

Kirsten D. Edwards, Department of Teacher Education, Michigan State University

Principal Authors

Hannah K. Miller, Department of Teacher Education, Northern Vermont University

Joyce Parker, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Michigan State University

Craig Kohn, Department of Teacher Education, Michigan State University

Kirsten D. Edwards, Department of Teacher Education, Michigan State University

Wendy Johnson, Department of Teacher Education, Michigan State University

Jenny Dauer, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Charles W. “Andy” Anderson, Department of Teacher Education, Michigan State University

Contributing Authors

Sarah Bodbyl Roels, Elizabeth Xeng de los Santos, Jennifer Doherty, Allison Freed, Marcos Gonzales, May Lee, Bonnie McGill, Lindsey Mohan, Emily Scott, Elizabeth Tompkins, Alex Walus

Illustrations

Craig Douglas

This research is supported in part by grants from the National Science Foundation: A Learning Progression-based System for Promoting Understanding of Carbon-transforming Processes (DRL 1020187) and Sustaining Responsive and Rigorous Teaching Based on Carbon TIME (NSF 1440988). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or the United States Department of Energy.

This unit is also available online at http://carbontime.bscs.org/. Contact the MSU Environmental Literacy Program for more information: EnvLit@msu.edu.