This comphrehensive presentation answers the questions: What Are Advanced Biofuels? Why Are They Important? What Are They Used For? How...
Activity: Car of the Future - CLEANLast Updated on 2013-04-01 at 19:41
Selected for the CLEAN Collection.
Activity requires four class periods. Computer access is necessary.
In this activity, student teams research and develop... More »
Carbon dioxideLast Updated on 2013-02-22 at 12:48
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a chemical molecule consisting of one carbon atom covalently bonded to two oxygen atoms. At atmospheric pressure and temperature, carbon doixode is... More »
Ethanol Biofuels in the United StatesLast Updated on 2012-10-07 at 22:48
Biofuels are a major source of renewable energy in the United States. Ethanol produced from corn starch accounts for 90% of the biofuels consumed, but only 5% of all... More »
Turning Plant Sugar into EthanolLast Updated on 2012-08-22 at 14:54
Today, a vintner creating the next great cabernet, a moonshiner making whiskey, and an engineer processing biomass employ brewer’s yeast, the fungus Saccharomyces... More »
Biofuels: A Greenhouse-Gas Free Energy Source?Last Updated on 2012-06-04 at 21:19
Most modern engines have the flexibility to combust mixtures containing biofuels. Biofuels are those produced from living materials and include bioethanol, biomethane, and... More »