The Nitrogen Cycle
Topics: Chemical markers Cycles Human Impacts on Environment
Grade Levels: Grades 3-5 Grades 6-8 Grades 9-12
Resource Types: Kits
Students will be introduced to the concept of cycling nutrients. They will explore the nitrogen cycle by creating a diagram with magnets and by taking on the role of a nitrogen atom traveling through the nitrogen cycle. A discussion at the end of the lesson will ask students to consider how humans impact the nitrogen cycle.
Minnesota Science Standards: 18.104.22.168.4, 22.214.171.124.3, 126.96.36.199.1, 188.8.131.52.1, 184.108.40.206.1, 220.127.116.11.1, 18.104.22.168.2, 22.214.171.124.1, 126.96.36.199.2,
Credit: Science Institute for Educators 2012-2013Request this Resource