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When selecting alternative fuels, it is important to consider the relative advantages and disadvantages of each. This activity asks students to begin to consider the life cycle energy and carbon dioxide emission costs of gasoline, corn ethanol, and cellulosic ethanol. The various pieces help students trace energy and matter through a complex system and begin to critically analyze graphical comparisons of different fuels.

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Date Of Record Release 2015-03-20 13:17:11
Description When selecting alternative fuels, it is important to consider the relative advantages and disadvantages of each. This activity asks students to begin to consider the life cycle energy and carbon dioxide emission costs of gasoline, corn ethanol, and cellulosic ethanol. The various pieces help students trace energy and matter through a complex system and begin to critically analyze graphical comparisons of different fuels.
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Keyword Biofuels, Life Cycle Assessment, Gasoline, Corn Ethanol, Cellulosic Ethanol
Date Of Record Creation 2015-03-20 13:08:00
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Date Last Modified 2015-03-20 13:17:11
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2015-03-20 13:08:00 (W3C-DTF)

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