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37 resources with the concept biofuels

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Coco Locomotion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Technology tutees read a description about coconuts and how they are used to make biodiesel fuel. Note that the link to the article does not work, and the article does not appear to be available online. There are, if you look for one,...
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The Biofuel Project: Creating Biodiesel

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research about the processing of biodiesel fuels. In this energy lesson, students produce their own biodiesel using used and new vegetable oil. They discuss the environmental and economic benefits of using biodiesel.
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BioFuels: The Chemistry and Economics of Alternative Fuels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Junior chemists manufacture biodiesel in the lab. In this exercise, they check the purity of the biodiesel using thin layer chromatography. They also calculate its density and heat of combustion. They are sure to rise to the challenge...
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Biomass Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Consider biomass as an alternative energy source with this PowerPoint. Environmental science pupils discover the potential of converting gases produced by landfills into useful energy. They compare and contrast environmental and economic...
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Alternative Energy

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Solar energy and biofuels are introduced as future alternative sources of energy. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has made it their mission to make these alternatives more efficient and competitive with the use of fossil fuels....
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Build Your Own Biogas Generator

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Where this is not exactly a lesson plan, it is a terrific outline of how to generate biogas from an animal manure sample. If you are up for the challenge, the generator can be built by your class as a concluding project at the end of an...
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Plant Science Introduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A unique PowerPoint explains the basics of plant science. It motivates viewers to study plant science and then lists different food products, biofuels, fibers, timber, and ornamental uses of plants. It concludes with lists of careers...
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Primary Energy Sources Pros and Cons

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore the different types of renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. For this earth science lesson, students discuss the pros and cons of each type. They conduct a variety of experiments on renewable energy.
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New Way to Produce Biofuels

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students identify global issues in the world today. They explore the vocabulary related to the issues and design a poster for a campaign to deal with one of the global issues they identified. Worksheet and answer key provided.
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The Lesson: Bio-fuels

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Young scholars explore  the pros and cons of bio-fuel use. In this environmental stewardship lesson, students visit selected websites to discover what bio-fuels are and the effect they may have on the environment.
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Energy Crossword

For Students 7th - 12th
In this energy worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle by filling in the terms associated with the 15 clues given. Students review the different types of energy sources.
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Biofuels Blast!

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students observe yeast fermentation using different energy source. In this chemistry activity, students measure the gas collected in the balloon. They upload their observations on the internet so they can share it with kids across US.
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The History of Ethanol in America

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore and examine the production of biofuels from the 1850's to the present. Included in their research is Henry Ford, ethanol, World War I and prohibition. They explain the importance of grains and grasses for the...