Quantitative Modeling of Biofuels Life Cycles

This activity allows students to compare the net energy and/or net greenhouse gases (GHG) emitted during the life cycle production of ethanol from switchgrass, diverse prairie and corn stoves. Using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, students model a range of scenarios, starting with data and assumptions provided in the package. This is a flexible quantitative model with many opportunities for modifications depending on the abilities and interests of the students.

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This activity allows students to compare the net energy and/or net greenhouse gases (GHG) emitted during the life cycle production of ethanol from switchgrass, diverse prairie and corn stoves. Using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, students model a range of scenarios, starting with data and assumptions provided in the package. This is a flexible quantitative model with many opportunities for modifications depending on the abilities and interests of the students.

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Keyword Biofuels, Switchgrass, Corn, Greenhouse Gases, Life Cycle Production, Energy
Date Of Record Creation 2019-01-26 19:50:21
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Date Last Modified 3/20/2015 13:22
Language English
Date Record Checked: 3/20/2015 13:17 (W3C-DTF)

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