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High School
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Ag & Energy - Lesson 1 - Agriculture and Energy

6/29/2014

By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1. Identify how agriculture uses energy. 2. Understand how utilizing energy has increased agriculture productivity 3. Identify potential solutions to increasing energy efficiency in agriculture

Ag & Energy - Lesson 2 - Conservation Infrastructure

6/28/2014

By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1. Understand the difference between energy conservation and energy efficiency 2. Identify infrastructure changes on farms can increase energy conservation and efficiency

Ag & Energy - Lesson 3 - Conservation Practices

6/27/2014

By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1. Understand how changes in tillage practices have increased energy conservation and efficiency. 2. Identify practices where energy conservation and efficiency could be realized in drying grain. 3. Identify practices in raising livestock where energy conservation and efficiency could be realized.

Ag & Energy - Lesson 4 - Agriculture & Renewable Energy

6/26/2014

By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1. Describe what renewable energy is and how renewable energies can be generated. 2. Describe the need for renewable energy.

Ag & Energy - Lesson 5 - Agriculture & Solar Energy

6/25/2014

By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1. Define electrical solar energy and identify its applications. 2. Define thermal solar energy and identify its applications. 3. Understand the potential of solar energy in different regions of the U.S. and discuss potential limitations.

Ag & Energy - Lesson 6 - Agriculture & Wind Energy

6/24/2014

By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1. Understand that there are different types of power that can be harnessed from the wind. 2. Understand the benefits and limitations of wind power. 3. Identify the characteristics that make for a good wind energy generation site.

Ag & Energy - Lesson 7 - Agriculture & Biogas Energy

6/23/2014

By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1. Understand what an anaerobic digester is and how it can be used to create methane to generate electricity or burned for heat. 2. Identify the different types of infrastructures that allow for the capture of methane in farm operations. 3. Identify how methane can be a source of fuel for farms.

Ag & Energy - Lesson 8 - What are Biofuels?

6/22/2014

As a result of this lesson, the student will… 1. Identify what ethanol is and its many uses. 2. Identify what biodiesel is and its many uses. 3. Identify the need to look into fuel alternatives such as ethanol.

Ag & Energy - Lesson 9 - Ag & the Biofuels Industry

6/21/2014

As a result of this lesson, the student will … 1. Identify the impact ethanol has on agricultural commodities. 2. Identify the impact ethanol has on agricultural communities. 3. Identify the impact ethanol has on the U.S. and world agricultural industry.

Ag & Energy - Lesson 10 - Ethanol Then to Now

6/20/2014

As a result of this lesson, the student will … 1. Recognize significant dates in the history of ethanol and biofuel production. 2. Identify ethanol and biofuel current state of importance. 3. Recognize the impact that ethanol and biofuels could have on the future.

Ag & Energy - Lesson 11 - Ethanol Inputs

6/19/2014

As a result of this lesson, the student will … 1. Identify what materials can be utilized to produce ethanol. 2. Identify characteristics, advantages and disadvantages of fermentation in raw materials. 3. Identify and recognize the factors that play an integral role in ethanol production.

Ag & Energy - Lesson 12 - Chemical Reactions

6/18/2014

As a result of this lesson, the student will … 1. Define and identify the fermentation process. 2. Recognize the reactions that occur in the fermentation process.

Ag & Energy - Lesson 13 - Ethanol Production

6/17/2014

As a result of this lesson, the student will … 1. Identify the types of fermentation that can produce ethanol. 2. Identify how starch and cellulose differ in the fermentation process.

Ag & Energy - Lesson 14 - Geography

6/16/2014

As a result of this lesson, the student will … 1. Identify where many U.S. ethanol production plants are located. 2. Describe three factors that determine where ethanol facilities are built.

Ag & Energy - Lesson 15 - Vehicle Technology

6/15/2014

As a result of this lesson, the student will … 1. Identify the need and desire to develop vehicles that run on ethanol. 2. Identify which manufacturers are developing vehicles that run off of ethanol. 3. Recognize that ethanol vehicles success will continue to grow in the future.

Ag & Energy - Lesson 16 - Engine Performance

6/14/2014

As a result of this lesson, the student will … 1. Recognize that the quality of fuel used in any motor vehicle engine is very important to its long life and proper operation. 2. Identify the benefits of using ethanol in automobile performance. 3. Identify the user guidelines for properly filling vehicles with blends of fuel.

Ag & Energy - Lesson 17 - Ethanol and the Environment

6/13/2014

As a result of this lesson, the student will … 1. Describe how ethanol promotes a cleaner environment. 2. Identify the effects ethanol has on emission levels of other pollutants. 3. Discuss the negative effects of biofuels on the environment.

Ag & Energy - Lesson 18 - Production and Utilization

6/12/2014

As a result of this lesson, the student will … 1. Identify the positive impacts that ethanol has on the economy. 2. Identify the negative impacts that ethanol has on the environment.

Ag & Energy - Lesson 19 - Biofuels Impact on Corn Supply

6/11/2014

As a result of this lesson, the student will … 1. Describe how ethanol creates value-added markets for farmers. 2. Recognize that ethanol production does not reduce the amount of food available for human consumption. 3. Discuss the impact increasing corn prices have on feed and food prices.

Ag & Energy - Lesson 20 - Biofuels Careers

6/10/2014

As a result of this lesson, the student will … 1. Recognize the careers associated with the ethanol industry. 2. Identify the career path for individuals pursuing a career in the ethanol industry.

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