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Transportation Fuels: Biodiesel

Lesson Description:
This booklet provides background information on biodiesel as a transportation fuel at three reading levels-- elementary, intermediate, and secondary-- with activities to reinforce knowledge and develop critical thinking and research skills.
Lesson Type:
  • Other

Sustainability Topic:
  • Energy
  • Other

Time Needed:
Two to five class periods
Standards Addressed:
  • Natural Resources
  • Environmental Quality
  • Natural and Human-Induced Hazards
  • Science and Technology in Local, National, and Global Challenges

Materials Needed:
  • Familiarize yourself with the booklet and decide which grade level fact sheet and activities you will use.

School or Group:
U.S. Department of Energy
Contact Email:
Lesson Documents:
application/pdf Biodiesel.pdf
Located in: Science

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