Lesson

Let's Go Careers: Biofuel & Biomass Careers...Recycling that helps us GO PLACES!

Lesson Overview

BIOMASS and BIOFUEL are  terms that have  been discussed increasingly during the past two decades, as we talk about society's energy needs.    As we crave fruits and vegetables shipped from other countries, enjoy the convenience of driving cars, and yearn to jet long distances on vacations, we also face diminishing amounts of fossil fuels that help achieve these desires!  However, there is also some GOOD NEWS on the "energy horizon."    Motivated individuals have been  developing new technologies  to help solve our current energy woes, and their creative companies are spreading  these new ideas around the globe! Learn about these new energy industries and see if one of these areas is a good fit for  yourjob  future. 

*This lesson features videos from KnowitAll's Let's Go Careers Series

Duration
Multiple days
Lesson Type
1:1 Lesson

Essential Question

Learn how our energy future can be changed by studying BIOMASS and BIOFUEL ,and how students can prepare for a great job in the area of "recycling fuel". 

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Science

Spiral notebook / pen or pencil ( for notetaking)
Cell phone w/ video recording capabilities
Art Supplies:  white and colored paper/ thin-tip and regular tip colored markers/glue/ magazines/scissors

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Lesson Created By: katherinebradley