Tagged biofuel

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American University Shuttles with Biodiesel

Dec 23, 2015
American University made the decision to incorporate an alternative fuel into its shuttle bus fleet in 2011. It was looking for a fuel that would reduce emissions, but also allow for an easy transition. Driven by the university wide goal to become …
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Biofuels: Fuel from Food?

May 2, 2019
The question for this experiment was which type of sugar (glucose or sucrose) can produce the most ethanol (greatest ethanol percent) through the fermentation and distillation of different food products (corn syrup, strawberry, molasses, corn, and …
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Bioproducts

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What are bioproducts? How can they be used? Bioproducts are chemicals, energy, and materials that are produced from renewable biological resources.
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SECO workshops share GNG activities

Jan 29, 2019
Teachers attending the Science Council of Ohio’s Science Symposium had the opportunity to attend presentations of several GrowNextGen activities. Dublin Jerome High School teacher and GNG teacher leader Chuck Crawford​ presented Engineering S …
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Stuck without science fair ideas?

Nov 4, 2014
Tired of the familiar old baking-soda-and-vinegar “volcano”? The potato clock? The effect of colored lights on plants? Well, yawn no more—we’ve got lots of exciting ideas for your next science fair project! GrowNextGen has fantastic units that lend thems …
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Winter’s No Match for Harvard’s Biodiesel Fleet

Dec 23, 2015
Who can forget the images of record snowfall last year in Boston and throughout New England? According to the National Weather Service, Boston’s Logan Airport received 108.6 inches of snow, making the 2014-2015 season the all time snowiest for the c …
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“Soybeans as an energy feedstock”

Jun 30, 2015
Find the lesson plans you need for cutting-edge teaching. Check out this great bioenergy curriculum . Bioenergy comes from renewable sources yields little or no chemical pollutants in production is more reliable than solar or wind energy uses …