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  • Beetle Kill to Bioenergy 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (2016-12)
    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 ...
  • Biomass Adventure Race 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    This adventure race lesson covers the four key stages of the biomass supply chain: production, pre-­‐processing, conversion, and supplying to consumers.
  • CO2 and Biofuel Transportation Adventure Race 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    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 ...
  • Energy Exploration: Beans! 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    Learn about renewable and non-renewable resources and identify issues related to the environment from using them. This lesson plan is designed for 5th- and 6th-grade students.
  • Energy Explorations: Tag 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    Learn about renewable and non-renewable resources and identify issues related to the environment from using them. This lesson plan is designed for 5th- and 6th-grade students.
  • Exploring Hydropower 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    For this lesson, students will investigate the hydropower by finding the potential energy for hydropower at a creek flowing into a reservoir.
  • Forest Management 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    In this lesson, student will learn to evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of forest management strategies.
  • From Forest to Fuel 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    In this lesson, students will calculate and measure the amount of woody biomass in forest residual slash piles, to determine efficacy of processing and transporting methods for biomass energy production.
  • The Great Debate 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    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.
  • Green House Gases 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    Students will understand the role of green house gasses in Earth's atmosphere and what are major contributors to green houses gas build up in the atmosphere.
  • Hydroelectric Power and Dams--A look at the Environmental, Social and Economic 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    This lesson investigates the use of dams, and has students create a water wheel and explore various water flows and they’re affect on the water whee.
  • Life Cycle Assessments Over a Cup of Coffee 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    Following the lesson, students will have an understanding of the creation and uses of life cycle assessments.
  • Life in a Food Chain 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    Following this lesson, students will understand the flow of energy in an ecosystem.
  • Making Chemistry Visible 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    The objective of this lesson is to explain and demonstrate the chemical process of turning woody biomass into biofuel.
  • Plant Cell Walls to Alcohols 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    This lesson looks at the break down of plant material to demonstrate the production of biofuels.
  • Reducing Your Carbon Foot Print, One Step At A Time 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    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 ...
  • Value of the Slash of a Tree 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    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.
  • Water Resources in a Changing Climate 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    This lesson will investigate the impact of climate change on water resources through calculating the discharge rate of a local stream, and analyzing graphs and data.