From Biomass to Biofuel

From Biomass to Biofuel

Enrichment Lab

Central Question:

  • When combusting different biomass fuels, which will create the most energy?


  • • The student will understand and demonstrate energy acquisition through soybean plants and compare it with traditional energy sources.
  • The student will identify how energy from soybean and other plants can be used for alternative fuel and other uses.
  • The student will understand how agriculture is at the forefront of alternative fuel production.

Related NE Science Standards:

  • SC12.3.3 Students will describe, on a molecular level, the cycling of matter and the flow of energy between organisms and their environment.

Anticipated Length: 90 Minutes

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