This is an information sheet containing a student activity
simulating geological sequestration of carbon dioxide as well
as background information for teachers. The background
information describes sequestration in geologic formations
including oil and gas reservoirs, unmineable coal seams, and
deep saline reservoirs. The student activity includes
instructions and discussion questions.
Source: Keystone Centre (www.keystonecurriculum.org)
- Includes a teacher guide for the student activity
- Can be downloaded as a PDF file.
- Students explain how geological structures can be used to
sequester carbon dioxide and discuss the feasibility of
- Students discuss the advantages and disadvantages of
geological sequestration of carbon dioxide
- Students describe how the values and needs of
contemporary society have influenced research into geological
sequestration of carbon dioxide.
- Science Understanding:
- Science as a Human Endeavour: Use and influence of