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Biofuel - Ethanol

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This clever video has an old fashioned feel but presents a very modern technology. The formation of ethanol fuel from plant material is explained using simple computer animations and a salesman-sounding narrator. The advantages of using...
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Cell Wall Recipe: A Lesson on Biofuels

For Teachers 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...
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Ethanol Fermentation

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Biofuel is a possible form of clean and renewable energy. Engineering explorers observe the fermentation process, and then alter the temperature to discover the effect on fermentation. The plan is complete with materials, procedures, and...
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Electricity From All Kinds of Renewable Sources

For Teachers 6th - 12th
On a bold, computer-generated animation of a landscape appears a city, power plants, wind turbines, and smaller, decentralized combined heat and power (CHP) plants. The intent is to show how CHP plants can be incorporated into the energy...
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Oxidation of Ethanol to Ethanal

For Students 9th - 12th
Here is a laboratory exercise where chemistry masters carry out an oxidation reaction to change ethanol into ethanal. They compare the original alcohol to the resulting aldehyde by forming a precipitate. Definitely aimed at learners...
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Plants in Your Gas Tank: From Photosynthesis to Ethanol

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore ethanol and how it is produced. Young scientists investigate photosynthesis and fermentation to the concept of conservation of energy and mass. They discuss the environmental and economical benefits of ethanol as a fuel additive.
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Gasoline Additive

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Chemists consider a situation in which an ethanol producer needs to determine how much to add to t-butanol to prevent freezing during transport. They work in the laboratory to obtain the freezing point depression constant for the...
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Fuels - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

For Students 7th - 12th
Science pupils choose from twelve questions about five different types of fuel: hydrogen, ethanol, crude oil, natural gas, and coal. They construct a table to compare them and then determine which is the best fuel. Your physical science...
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# 18 Gas Chromatography: Introduction and Application

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students are introduced to a gas chromatography using a discovery-based approach. They are presented with a scenario/industrial application where their job is to verify that the company's mouthwash contains a specific percentage of...
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Filling Up-Gasoline

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this fuel sources worksheet, students calculate the E85 alternative fuel costs per gallon compared to the cost of gasoline. Students complete a table to show the comparison prices. They create a triple line graph to show the...
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Fire Water & Flying Potatoes (on The Ellen Show)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Several concepts are explored with Steve Spangler on the Ellen DeGeneres show. Combustion, air pressure, and polymers demonstrations are done, but very little scientific explanation is offered. At the end of the year, your could have...
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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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Fire Water & Flying Potatoes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Several concepts are explored with Steve Spangler on the Ellen DeGeneres show. Combustion, air pressure, and polymers demonstrations are done, but very little scientific explanation is offered. At the end of the year, your could have...
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Oxidation of Ethanol to Ethanoic Acid

For Students 9th - 12th
In this oxidation reaction worksheet, high schoolers covert ethanol to ethanoic acid using a condenser. Students test the smell of the final product, they add sodium carbonate and they test the product with indicator paper. They explain...
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Biomass: The Energy of the Future

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine information about a variety of renewable fuels. They read key vocabulary terms, read and discuss a story handout, and conduct research on renewable fuels. Students then complete a comparison chart, and write an...
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Not Just a Corny Idea

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars explore ways in which ethanol can be created using alternate energy sources.
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Renewable Energy Plants in Your Gas Tank: From Photosynthesis to Ethanol

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine the role photosynthesis plays in plant survival.  In this renewable energy lesson students document their observations and analyze and interpret their results. 
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Photosynthesis and Biomass Growth

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine renewable energy sources such as ethanol.  In this photosynthesis and biomes lesson students complete a project on farming techniques. 
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Kernel Power" Ethanol Fuel from Corn

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study why corn is a biodegradable, renewable resource.  In this ethanol lesson students build models and observe a chemical reaction.
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A Pre-Treatment Model for Ethanol Production Using a Colorimetric Analysis of Starch Solutions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners recognize the benefits of ethanol and study photosynthesis.  In this ethanol lesson students complete an experiment that shows the procedure that starch can be hydrolyzed by salivary amylase. 
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Reaction Rates and Catalysis in Ethanol Production

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students investigate alternative catalysts for the degradation of hydrogen peroxide.  In this fermentation lesson students complete an activity that breaks down cellulose into sugar. 
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Advanced Critical Reading: Ethanol

For Students 6th - 10th
In this advanced critical reading instructional activity, students read a passage about ethanol then answer questions. Students make inferences, determine author's purpose and use context clues to find the meaning of unknown words in the...
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Ethyl Alcohol

For Students 9th - 12th
In this ethyl alcohol worksheet, high schoolers read about the characteristics of ethanol including the effects it has on the body when ingested and digested. This worksheet has 2 short answer questions.
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Science Trail

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students take a trip on a science trail to explore how corn and soybeans can be made into fuel. They make a list of byproducts that come from soybeans. Afterward, they participate in the activities related to the creation of ethanol such...