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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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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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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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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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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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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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Transportation Fuels: Biodiesel

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Students examine biodiesel as a fuel for transportation.  In this biodiesel activity students complete activities using their critical thinking.
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Biodiesel: An Alternative Fuel Source

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students explore the advances that are being made in alternative fuels.In this biodiesel lesson students evaluate different petroleum and alternative fuels.
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Alternative Energy

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students discover the different alternative fuel sources. In this biology lesson, students identify the different stages of the carbon cycle. They explain the pros and cons of using alternative energy.
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Food or Fuel?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine bio-diesel and how it is produced as a fuel source.  In this bio-diesel lesson students construct and compare models of chemical structure of the materials that are used in creating bio-diesel. 
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Food or Fuel?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers participate in a virtual tour of Penn State's Combustion Lab to study renewable, homegrown fuels such as biodiesel made from virgin olive oil. They examine the properties of compounds as determined by their chemical...
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Educator's Tools: Biodiesel Lesson

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students are able to determine whom Rudolf Diesel was. They discover that biodiesel is a renewable fuel. Students can define what renewable means. They get a clear usable defintion of what triglycerides are. Students get to see how...