About 5.5 pounds of the six pound weight of a gallon of gasoline is carbon. This graphic shows a gallon of gasoline beside 5.5 pounds of pure carbon in the form of graphite.
In the U.S., we burn over a gallon of gasoline per person, per day. What becomes of all that? What does it have to do with the Critical Zone? This blog post investigates these questions with powerful but simple visuals that can be easily translated to classroom use.
Grades 6 -
Climatology/Meteorology • Biology/Ecology • Outreach/EducationResearch • SocialScience
Information • Demo • Video
Author(s): Don Haas