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Can trees time travel?

This immersive escape room activity introduces the BIFoR FACE (Birmingham Institute for forest research free air carbon enrichment) experiment and encourages learners to consider the impact of climate change on forest ecosystems. Learners work as a group to complete a virtual tour of BIFoR FACE before using knowledge gained to reflect on what makes a good research question and begin to develop their own.

Learning objectives:

  • Describe climate change and suggest how it might impact ecosystem structures and functions
  • Describe different ways scientists might investigate the impact of climate change
  • Apply knowledge gained about the BIFoR FACE experiment to develop research questions

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