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Transportation Fuels Rock Performances

Lesson Description:
Transportation fuels rock performaces is a cooperative learning activity in which student groups, research conventional and alternative fuels, then write and perform their own rock song, along with an introduction and interview. The students can also create a persona for their rock group by designing a CD cover and gathering props and costumes. During the performances, the teacher acts as host of the show and reads the interviews that the groups have prepared.
Lesson Type:
  • Group Work
  • Project

Sustainability Topic:
  • Energy

GEF Program Category:
  • Green Energy Challenge

Time Needed:
3-5 class periods
Standards Addressed:
  •  Intermediate (grades 5-8) standard f: science in personal and social perspectives
  • Secondary (grades 9-12) standard f: science in personal and social perspectives

Materials Needed:
  • Need's transportation fuels materials
  • Student guide and petroleum sample
  • Art supplies for CD covers

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