Alternative Energy – Biomass and Biofuels

A farmer checks his feed corn crop being harvested for biofuel, near Carey, Manitoba, Canada

A farmer checks his feed corn crop being harvested for biofuel, near Carey, Manitoba, Canada

Learning Target:

  • I can identify alternative energy resources, such as wind, solar, hydroelectric, geothermal, and biofuels.

Think about these questions today as we learn about natural resources:

  • What is biomass?  What are biofuels?
  • How are biofuels collected?
  • How are biofuels used?
  • In what areas of the U.S. would biofuels be an effective choice?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of biofuels?

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