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The biological carbon pump

Scroll to the bottom of the ocean and unlock the secrets of the biological carbon pump (BCP). Discover the critical role the BCP plays in our climate, and find out how climate change is disrupting the BCP’s equilibrium with potential consequences for the planet’s carbon cycle and ecosystems.

Interactive 15 min interactive
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Write a play: Students take what they’ve learned about the biological carbon pump and write a play demonstrating the role the ocean plays in the carbon cycle.

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