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Biodiesel: The Afterlife of Oil

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Use this slick video to introduce your environmental scientists to the wonders of biodiesel. They will learn about problems caused by our waste oil, how it can be recycled, and other benefits of using biofuels. Use the video, assessment...
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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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Creating Biodiesel and Mitigating Waste

For Teachers 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...
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Transportation Fuels: What Car Will You Drive?

For Teachers 7th
How many different types of biofuels are out there? Seventh graders watch a series of videos and participate in a series of activities in order to better understand all the transportation options available. They consider what type of car...
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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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Study Jams! Renewable Fuels

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
A single slide introduces each of the following renewable energy sources: hydroelectric, wind, geothermal, solar, tidal, and biomass. This provides a succinct overview that you can use as a visual aid when you first introduce alternative...
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Reaction Rates and Catalysts in Ethanol Production

For Teachers 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...
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Cell Wall Chemistry of Biofuel

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Throughout this five-day lesson, emerging environmentalists explore the use of ethanol as an alternative renewable energy source. On days two and three, they actually hydrolyze cornstarch and make colorimetric analyses. Be aware that...
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Energy in Today's Global Society

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Energy analysts assess the environmental cost of fossil fuels and compare it to various alternative energy sources. They role play a community scenario where they develop a plan to provide energy for a certain region. They present an...
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Investigating and Using Biomass Gases

For Teachers 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...
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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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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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Plants in Your Gas Tank: From Photosynthesis to Ethanol

For Teachers 7th - 12th
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...
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Cell Wall Recipe: A Lesson on Biofuels

For Teachers 7th - 12th
First, beginning biologists extract DNA from wheat. Then they use paper strip DNA strands to model possible DNA sequences. They arrange strips to construct a cell wall model. The intent is to get your class thinking about how scientists...
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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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Energy Crossword

For Students 7th - 12th
In this energy learning exercise, learners 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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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...