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Reducing Your Carbon Foot Print, One Step At A Time
During this lesson, students will understand that carbon dioxide (CO2) is one of the largest contributors to climate change and learn how they can reduce CO2 emissions at home and within their state. Students will also ...
Plant Cell Walls to Alcohols
This lesson looks at the break down of plant material to demonstrate the production of biofuels.
Making Chemistry Visible
The objective of this lesson is to explain and demonstrate the chemical process of turning woody biomass into biofuel.
The Great Debate
This lesson is designed to help students understand the differences in stakeholder perspectives and the collaboration required to overcome the complex problem of creating a bioenergy infrastructure.
Value of the Slash of a Tree
In this lesson students will look at forest ecosystems and determine the estimated slash of the tress. Other forest ecosystem discussions can be implemented as well such as fire ecology.
CO2 and Biofuel Transportation Adventure Race
In this lesson, students will be tasked with determining the best method of transporting slash from the environment to a pretreatment facility. Students will be given a choice of one of three transportation methods and ...
Biomass Adventure Race
This adventure race lesson covers the four key stages of the biomass supply chain: production, pre-‐processing, conversion, and supplying to consumers.
Beetle Kill to Bioenergy
This lesson explores bioenergy as a clean and alternative energy resource for powering communities. Students will use nonfiction narrative that tells the story of Eagle Valley Clean Energy (EVCE) in Colorado as well as the ...
Feedstock Sourcing: NARA Years 4-5
The report characterizes the varied forest residual feedstock samples assessed during the NARA project and explores economic sensitivity to key characteristics (size, moisture, chemical composition).
NARA's Investment in Biofuel Education
This flier describes education programs administered through Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance and their impact.