For Teachers Biomass energy teaching resources Grades K-12

Many of the following learning resources come from US-based sources. While equivalent Canadian resources are not currently available, we believe these materials will provide an excellent knowledge base for designing any lesson plan based on emerging renewable energy sources.

Grades K6 12

Re-Energy Build a Biogas Generator

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Canadian Bioenergy Association Biomass Sources
Natural Resources Canada Bioenergy Systems

US Energy Administration Biomass Basics Grades K-2
US Energy Administration Biofuel Basics Grades K-4

US Department of Energy A Pre-Treatment Model for Ethanol Production Using a Colorimetric Analysis of Starch Solutions Grades 9-12
US Department of Energy Alternative Fuels Used in Transportation Grades 9-12
US Department of Energy Cell Wall Chemistry of Biofuel Grades 9-12
US Department of Energy Cell Wall Recipe: A Lesson on Biofuels Grades 5-8
US Department of Energy Creating Biodiesel & Mitigating Waste Grades 9-12
US Department of Energy Investigating and Using Biomass Gases Grades 9-12
US Department of Energy Photosynthesis and Biomass Growth Grades 9-12
US Department of Energy Plants in Your Gas Tank: From Photosynthesis to Ethanol Grades 5-8, 9-12
US Department of Energy Reaction Rates and Catalysts in Ethanol Production Grades 5-8, 9-12
US Department of Energy Renewable Energy Activities: Choices for Tomorrow Grades 5-8
US Department of Energy Research Projects in Renewable Energy for High School Students Grades 9-12
US Department of Energy The Biofuel Project: Creating Bio-diesel Grades 9-12
US Department of Energy Transportation Fuels: The Future is Today Grades 5-8, 9-12

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