The History of a Carbon Atom

The History of a Carbon Atom

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  • From the perspective of the carbon atom...
  • The History of a Carbon Atom
  • I am inside a wild boar encased in glucose.
  • I went into the dinosaur through it's mouth!
  • Consumption
  • Some of my carbon friends released into the air when the boar!
  • During the excavation process I was released into the atmosphere as CO2
  • 75 MILLION YEARS LATER...
  • I was discovered by archaeologists inside of a fossil!
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  • Fossilization
  • Photosynthesis
  • I am now inside this flower, I entered through the stomata. The plant needed me for photosynthesis.
  • Consumption
  • Deer Burgers
  • A deer consumed the flower I was in, and I'm in the form of glucose.
  • The deer I was in killed by humans, they took some of the meat and let the body decompose. The carbon left in the rest of the body eventually escaped into the atmosphere in the form of CO2 because of decomposers.
  • Decomposition
  • I am now in a human named Nathan Spalding, and in the form of glucose. He consumed me through his mouth.
  • Nathan S.
  • Consumption
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