Travel through the carbon cycle

Follow the course of carbon from the photic zone to the depths of the sea!

Board game


Group activity

Duration: 40 min

Type of activity: board game

Language: English

Materials required: a print copy of the PDF linked above

To reach the deep sea, you will have to descend into the water column through two zones: the Photic zone and the Twilight zone. Depending on the squares you fall on, you can either go down or up and thus slow down your progress.

Throughout the game, you will have to carry out activities and answer riddles in order to advance.

Follow up with an online quiz:

Which phytoplankton are you? (12-18)

Follow up with an experiment:

Experiment on water temperature and density (12-18)