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  • Beetle Kill to Bioenergy 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (2016-12)
    This lesson explores bioenergy as a clean and alternative energy resource for powering communities. Students will use nonfiction narrative that tells the story of Eagle Valley Clean Energy (EVCE) in Colorado as well as the ...
  • Bio-energy in Education 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (4/1/2014)
    This flier summarizes educational offerings related to bio-energy in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Biomass Adventure Race 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    This adventure race lesson covers the four key stages of the biomass supply chain: production, pre-­‐processing, conversion, and supplying to consumers.
  • CO2 and Biofuel Transportation Adventure Race 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    In this lesson, students will be tasked with determining the best method of transporting slash from the environment to a pretreatment facility. Students will be given a choice of one of three transportation methods and ...
  • Effects of Residual Biomass Harvesting on Soil Productivity 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (2017-06)
    This flier reviews the effects that biomass harvesting has on soil productivity
  • Energy Exploration: Beans! 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    Learn about renewable and non-renewable resources and identify issues related to the environment from using them. This lesson plan is designed for 5th- and 6th-grade students.
  • Energy Explorations: Tag 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    Learn about renewable and non-renewable resources and identify issues related to the environment from using them. This lesson plan is designed for 5th- and 6th-grade students.
  • Exploring Hydropower 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    For this lesson, students will investigate the hydropower by finding the potential energy for hydropower at a creek flowing into a reservoir.
  • Feedstock Sourcing: NARA Years 4-5 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, /; (2016)
    The report characterizes the varied forest residual feedstock samples assessed during the NARA project and explores economic sensitivity to key characteristics (size, moisture, chemical composition).
  • Forest Management 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    In this lesson, student will learn to evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of forest management strategies.
  • From Forest to Fuel 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    In this lesson, students will calculate and measure the amount of woody biomass in forest residual slash piles, to determine efficacy of processing and transporting methods for biomass energy production.
  • Green House Gases 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    Students will understand the role of green house gasses in Earth's atmosphere and what are major contributors to green houses gas build up in the atmosphere.
  • Hydroelectric Power and Dams--A look at the Environmental, Social and Economic 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    This lesson investigates the use of dams, and has students create a water wheel and explore various water flows and they’re affect on the water whee.
  • Life Cycle Assessments Over a Cup of Coffee 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    Following the lesson, students will have an understanding of the creation and uses of life cycle assessments.
  • Life in a Food Chain 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    Following this lesson, students will understand the flow of energy in an ecosystem.
  • Making Chemistry Visible 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    The objective of this lesson is to explain and demonstrate the chemical process of turning woody biomass into biofuel.
  • NARA Energy Literacy Matrix 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (4/1/2016)
    This fact sheet summarizes the NARA Energy Literacy Matrix, a web-based resource developed by the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance to effectively organize materials to be used by science teachers and the general public.
  • NARA Feedstock - Wood Waste 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (1/1/2014)
    This fact sheet provides information about wood wastes that could be used for biofuels. The sheetcovers forest residuals as well as construction and demolition waste products.
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 1.1 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (8/1/2012)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Western Montana Corridor: Putting the Pieces Together; K-12 Teachers Take on Biofuels Literacy; and Woody Biomass: It's a Mixed Lot.
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 1.2 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (12/1/2012)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: NARA 2012 annual meeting: One year stronger and ahead to year two; Pretreatment: The first chemical treatment in the wood to biojet/co-product conversion; and Summer ...