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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 ...
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 ...
Biomass Adventure Race
This adventure race lesson covers the four key stages of the biomass supply chain: production, pre-‐processing, conversion, and supplying to consumers.
Value of the Slash of a Tree
In this lesson students will look at forest ecosystems and determine the estimated slash of the tress. Other forest ecosystem discussions can be implemented as well such as fire ecology.
From Forest to Fuel
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.
Reducing Your Carbon Foot Print, One Step At A Time
During this lesson, students will understand that carbon dioxide (CO2) is one of the largest contributors to climate change and learn how they can reduce CO2 emissions at home and within their state. Students will also ...
Hydroelectric Power and Dams--A look at the Environmental, Social and Economic
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.
Making Chemistry Visible
The objective of this lesson is to explain and demonstrate the chemical process of turning woody biomass into biofuel.
Life in a Food Chain
Following this lesson, students will understand the flow of energy in an ecosystem.
For this lesson, students will investigate the hydropower by finding the potential energy for hydropower at a creek flowing into a reservoir.