Biofuels

poplar tree(2)These resources are split into two proposed sets or lessons. The first set explores the advantages and disadvantages of different types of biofuels, and the second looks at the biofuels debate and the impacts of biofuels production in more detail.

This resource was developed and trialled by Michelle Albury, Jennet Wade and Rebecca Ward, teachers at Graveney School in South London.

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Lesson 1: Biofuels production

Lesson plan (PDF, 2 pages – also available in Word)

Introduction: what are biofuels? (PDF, 1 page – also available in Word)

Background: examples of biofuels (PDF, 6 pages – also available in Word)

Activities:

Case studies: Biofuels production (PDF, 4 pages – also available in Word)

Question slides: Impact of biofuels production (PPT, 2 slides – also available in PDF)

Lesson 2: The great biofuels debate

Lesson plan (PDF, 2 pages – also available in Word)

Activities:

Find out more about the Council’s work on biofuels.

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