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All of the topics within these DQCs deal with two overarching principles?, conservation of energy? and conservation of matter?. We want students to use “principled reasoning” to think about processes? involved in ecosystem carbon cycling. By using principled reasoning, students are less likely to form misconceptions, they will more easily dispel misconceptions, they will be better able to connect the same process across scales, and they will be better able to reason about processes when they are presented in novel contexts. The fundamental principles of concern in this project are conservation of matter and conservation of energy.