Life Cycle Assessment of Biofuels 101

In this activity, students conduct a life cycle assessment of energy used and produced in ethanol production, and a life cycle assessment of carbon dioxide used and produced in ethanol production.

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Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
U.S. Department of Energy
Activity takes about two to three 50 minute class periods.

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Appropriate for use in a high school AP Biology class. Too complex for a beginning biology or environmental science class.

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