Build Your Own Biogas Generator

This Build Your Own Biogas Generator activity & project also includes:

What is biogas and how is it made? After examining background information about the sources of biogas and biogas generators, class members follow the provided information and build a biogas generator that can be used in the classroom.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Research large scale biogas generators and their uses
  • Compare the amount of heat generated by burning the collected biogas to that of other heat sources
Classroom Considerations

  • The biogas generator needs to be stored someplace warm and out of the way for several weeks
Pros

  • Provides a list of the materials needed to build the generator
  • Includes pictures to help understand the construction process
Cons

  • None
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