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Making biodiesel from soybeans

Making biodiesel from soybeans

Nature doesn't waste anything. Why should we? Make biodiesel and create a scale model of an anaerobic digester, while investigating bioenergy and how it is produced.

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“Soybeans as an energy feedstock”

“Soybeans as an energy feedstock”

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 …

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American University Shuttles with Biodiesel

American University Shuttles with Biodiesel

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 …

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Winter’s No Match for Harvard’s Biodiesel Fleet

Winter’s No Match for Harvard’s Biodiesel Fleet

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, ma…

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Teachers LOVE making biodiesel with us!

Teachers LOVE making biodiesel with us!

GrowNextGen educators Jane Hunt and Heather Bryan recently led an Engineering in Agriculture workshop for 29 teachers at The Works in Newark, Ohio. The event included participants from elementary, middle, and …

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Eaton Energy Night engages community

Eaton Energy Night engages community

The Eaton High School Science Club and teacher Amy Kochensparger recently presented the second S.T.E.M. Energy Night, held in the school cafeteria during home basketball games. Approximately 150…

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A new approach to engineering labs

A new approach to engineering labs

Christopher Klemm’s Principles of Engineering students at Northland High School enjoyed GrowNextGen’s Biodiesel lab “Making biodiesel from soybeans”. After attending the Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored summer workshop, Klemm decided to introduce …

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Making science happen despite challenges!

Making science happen despite challenges!

Sometimes teachers face difficulties doing science labs in the classroom. It takes a special educator to persevere through challenges to help their students complete the labs and have the experience. …

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Bioproducts

Bioproducts

Ohio is a leading producer of soybeans and polymers which means thousands of job opportunities! Learn about the production of bioproducts and the many related career paths.