Fueling the future: Evaluating the sustainability of biofuels

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In this activity, students consider the impact and sustainability of use of different classes of biofuels on the economy, the environment, and society. Students also learn about bioelectricity and how converting biomass to electricity may be the more efficient way to fuel cars in the 21st century.

Performance Expectations

HS-ESS3-2   Evaluate competing design solutions for developing, managing, and utilizing energy and mineral resources based on cost-benefit ratios.