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NARA Newsletter, Volume 5.2
This newsletter includes the following articles: NARA will host a wood-based biofuels conference; Environmental impact of a slash to sugar supply chain; and Sugar yields from two feedstock sources.
NARA Newsletter, Volume 5.1
This newsletter includes the following articles: Lignin to plastic opportunities; Extractives found in postharvest forest residuals; and Slash removal and microbial communities.
For this lesson, students will investigate the hydropower by finding the potential energy for hydropower at a creek flowing into a reservoir.
Life Cycle Assessments Over a Cup of Coffee
Following the lesson, students will have an understanding of the creation and uses of life cycle assessments.
Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance: Taking Wood to New Heights
This flier summarizes the mission and goals of the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance. The flier reads, "Led by Washington State University and funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, the Northwest ...
NARA's Investment in Biofuel Education
This flier describes education programs administered through Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance and their impact.
The Great Debate
This lesson is designed to help students understand the differences in stakeholder perspectives and the collaboration required to overcome the complex problem of creating a bioenergy infrastructure.
CO2 and Biofuel Transportation Adventure Race
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 ...
Energy Exploration: Beans!
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.
Making Chemistry Visible
The objective of this lesson is to explain and demonstrate the chemical process of turning woody biomass into biofuel.