Algae: Tiny Plants with Big Energy Potential

My, what big energy potential you have! Scholars learn about the energy potential of using algae as a biofuel. A PowerPoint presentation first describes the structure of algae and then how researchers use algae as biofuel to produce energy.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the quizzes as homework (especially if time is a factor)
Classroom Considerations
  • Note that there is an associated activity, Edible Algae Models, for the lesson (this is the first of a two-part series)
  • Pupils should be familiar with forms of energy
Pros
  • Includes pre- and post-lesson quizzes, along with answer keys
  • Provides detailed instruction information for each slide of the presentation
Cons
  • None