Hot Topics: Biofuels and Algae

  • June 30, 2016 • 9 AM – 12 PM
  • Busch Laboratory 151, Washington University, Danforth Campus

UntitledWorkshop for grades 5-12 teachers.

Explore the use of classroom built photobioreactors as a tool for students to gain a deeper understanding of the process of photosynthesis and authentic experimentation. A model photobioreactor will be built during the workshop. The workshop will continue with a survey of the biofuel products of algae: Ethanol Fermentation and Biodiesel. Kits for making ethanol and biodiesel in the classroom will be demonstrated, with time for exploration and Q&A.

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