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Alternative Choices & Fuels

Lesson Description:
Students will:

1. Compare and make distinctions among 5 alternative fuels. 

2. Understand the impact of different types of fuel on:
  • The environment
  • Lifestyle
  • The economy/personal finances of car choices

3. Use critical thinking skills to support multi-step decision-making for buying a car. 

The lesson, procedure, and supplements can be found through the PBS website at: 
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/teachers/lessonplans/science/ethanol_interactive.html


Lesson Type:
  • Group Work

Sustainability Topic:
  • Climate Change

GEF Program Category:
  • I Ride Green

Time Needed:
2 class periods
School or Group:
PBS NewsHour Extra
Contact Email:
service@greeneducationfoundation.org

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