Research is being done into alternative crops for biofuels. A very promising alternative is algae. This video explains why.
Describes how cow manure can be converted to electricity.
Students explore various types of alternative fuels and their effect on the environment, lifestyles, and finances and use this information to participate in a multi-step car buying decision.
Reviews the sources and usage of biomass and biofuel.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Energy from Biomass.
To enhance understanding of unfamiliar terms by deconstructing them into their component parts using the Word Parts strategy.
To develop the ability to categorize words from the text based on pre-assigned Word Categories.
Connect your daily life experiences with specific points in a reading using a Double Entry Diary.
Students will compare gas, hybrid, and electric cars; learn about new energy options like hydrogen fuel and microbial fuel
Bacteria that killed marsh grass could be harnessed to convert cellulosic biomass into biofuel.
Any organic material can be made into electricity, but some materials are better than others. Biomass power is a great use of wastes, but it's hard to use wastes as a large-scale source of energy. Learn more in this interesting audio report.
Discusses what happens with food waste that is produced by Americans.
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