Carbon Cycle Model
Updated: 3/9/2021
Carbon Cycle Model

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  • OceanThe ocean contains a lot of carbon dioxide. Some of which is disolved. The dissolved CO2 can be used in a process called photosynthesis.
  • Ocean exchange
  • Animals in the ocean are very involved in the carbon cycle. Some animals convert carbon in their diet and then release it back into the atmosphere. 
  • The tree is going through a process called photosynthesis. The process helps plants to make food. Plants use sunlight to combine carbon dioxide within cells that contain chlorophyll. 
  • A process called respiration takes place in all living things. Energy is released from glucose using oxygen. The products are carbon dioxide and water.
  • As well as going through the process of photosynthesis Plants respire just like animals.
  • Atmosphere (nitrogen and carbon in atmosphere)
  • Combustion (burning) is represented in the carbon cycle as the burning of fossil fuels. Which are released in the atmosphere. The fossil fuels are filled with carbon
  • The dead animal is going through a process called decomposition which is the breaking down of organic matter by other living things. Decomposers release the carbon into the atmosphere through a process called resperation