Explore one of mankind’s oldest fuels made of organic matter like wood, animal waste, and the crops we grow.

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Introduction to Biomass


Elementary Article: What can you do with a Field of Corn? August/September 2003
Elementary Article: Will your First Car Run on Ethanol? March/April 2003
Elementary Article: Energy Pioneers George Washington Carver March 2006
Intermediate/Secondary Article: New Approach to Biomass March 2006
Primary Activity: Biogas March 2006
Make A Splash As a Hydrologist March 2007
Primary Level Activity: Leaf Me Alone April 2009
Q&A: Jane Weismann, Executive Director of the Interstate Renewable Energy Council November 2009
Green Jobs February/March 2013

NEED Curriculum Guides in Spanish

What is Biomass

Energy At A Glance

Biomass (small) (large)

Coloring Sheets

Coloring Book!

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