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It's a Gas! The Exchange of Gases Between the Soil and the Atmosphere

This article is from Issue It's a Gas! (Climate Change Monograph Series) - Vol. 1 No. 1.

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Welcome to the Climate Change Education Series

Note to Educators

Lesson Plan

Reflection Section Answer Guide

Education Standards Correlations 

Meet the scientists that contributed to this article:

"Science Topics" covered in this article:
  • Earth Science
  • People and Science

"Environmental Topics" covered in this article:
  • Atmosphere (Students)
  • Importance of Forest to People (Students)
  • Natural Processes (Students)
  • The Value of Forests and Grasslands (Educators)
  • Vegetation Management (Educators)

Specific "Thinking About Science" Themes:
  • Scientific Topics

Specific "Thinking About the Environment" Themes:
  • Atmosphere
  • Climate Change
  • Cycles

NSE Standards covered in this article:
  • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry (A)
  • Benefits and Consequences
  • Natural hazards (F)
  • Nature of science (G)
  • Personal health (F)
  • Populations and ecosystems (C)
  • Properties and Changes of Properties in Matter
  • Risks and benefits (F)
  • Structure and function in living systems (C)
  • Structure of the earth system (D)
  • Transfer of energy (B)