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Biodiesel Basics: Curriculum and Production Kit

Biodiesel Basics: Curriculum and Production Kit

Product Details

Product number: 
AK-29
Product type: 
Kit
Pub. Date: 
2009
Pages: 
90

Price: $499.00

Teach your students about biodiesel production in the context of global energy issues. This hands-on curriculum includes lesson plans and a complete starter kit to produce biodiesel in the science lab.

The content and materials are appropriate for high school science classes.

    The curriculum contains four lesson plans:
  • introduction to energy
  • the need for alternative energy sources
  • the soybean
  • biodiesel

Each lesson plan includes a PowerPoint Presentation, handouts, lab exercises, and student quizzes and keys.

The production kit includes a complete set of materials and supplies to produce 200 ml of biodiesel from raw soybean oil. Very specific instructions and clear safety guidelines are also provided.

A biodiesel kit refill pack is also available.

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