Access Free Lesson Plan Here: Comparing Biofuels (Renewable Energy Algebra #4)
In this lesson, students are introduced to biomass energy and use algebra to calculate the amount of land needed to produce biofuel using different plants.
Step 1 - Inquire: Students watch a video on biofuels and discuss how biofuels are similar to or different from other renewable energy sources.
Step 2 - Investigate: Students complete real-world math problems that compare the amount of land needed for various biofuel crops.
Step 3 - Inspire: Students explore the current use of biomass in their region using this map and discuss potential benefits and drawbacks to increasing biomass energy in their community.
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