Biomass Teacher Resources
Find Biomass lesson plans and worksheets
Showing 1 - 24 of 176 resources
Investigating and Using Biomass GasesLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Oh what fun it is to roast marshmallows! Though it isn't the focus of the lesson, it is a culminating activity. High school environmental scientists generate gas from biomass (wood pellets or splints), produce a flame with it, and then...
Biomass: Nature's Most Flexible Energy ResourceLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Begin with a reading passage, questions, and vocabulary, then dive into the topic of biomass. Physical science neophytes perform a laboratory activity in which an entire ear of corn is weighed. The edible portion removed leaving husk and...
Energy and Biomass PyramidsLesson Planet
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Young scientists play tag as they act out the food pyramid in the ocean ecosystem. Energy circles pass from the smaller prey to the predators and at the end of the activity, a data chart and analysis questions allow pupils to apply their...
Cell Wall Recipe: A Lesson on BiofuelsLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Biotech engineers discover that changes in the DNA code for cell wall formation can help create crops better suited for biofuel production. They extract DNA from wheat germ. They decode paper strips with codes and relate the activity to...
Which Life Form Really Dominates Earth?Lesson Planet
8 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Humans only make up 0.01 percent of all life forms on Earth. We sure know how to make an impact though! An episode of the It's Okay to be Smart series examines the proportion of different species that inhabit Earth. The narrator compares...
Creating Biodiesel and Mitigating WasteLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Biotechnology pros produce their own biofuel using waste oil and fresh vegetable oil. They test the quality of their product using titration techniques and pH analysis. They write their observations and report their findings. Be aware...
Reaction Rates and Catalysts in Ethanol ProductionLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Here is a five-day module in which high school chemists determine what other materials can serve as catalysts for producing ethanol. Another objective of the lessons is to introduce reaction rate and activation energy. Learners also use...