Plants in Your Gas Tank: From Photosynthesis to Ethanol

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A series of lab activities helps to fill ecology classes in on the production of biofuels. They perform chromatography and fermentation experiments, writing up their own lab reports for each activity. The lesson concludes with a discussion of ethanol as an alternative source of energy. Plenty of teacher support is provided: vocabulary list, materials, procedures, resource links to articles, and more!

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Scientific Equipment
Year
2011