Featured Lessons

Lessons from Mark Townley, 2013  Kenan Fellow
Growing Camelina sativa as a biofuel (freshman Earth Science)
From Biology to Biofuels; Creating Diesel from Algae (sophomore Biology)
Making the medium that the biology students will use to grow their algae (Chemistry)
Conducting a life cycle analysis of algae and Camelina  and debate a variety of fuels as the best choice for N.C. transportation (AP Environmental Science)


Algal Biofuels Research: Using basic science to maximize fuel output
Jacob Dums, Plant and Microbial Biology, NCSU
CO2 Capture and Utilization using Microalgae
Mark Crocker, PhD, Biofuels & Environmental Catalysis, Center for Applied Energy Research, University of Kentucky
Algal Biofuels | Role of Water & Nutrient Recycling in Reducing Life-Cycle Costs
Adam Hise, Environmental Science and Engineering, UNC Chapel Hill

Additional Curriculum Resources

The Greenhouse Gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy Use in Transportation Model | Argonne National Laboratory & the U.S. Department of Energy
Fueling the Future: Evaluating the Sustainability of Biofuels | Lesson from Dana Haine
Classroom Materials | Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
Algae | Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council
Biodiesel Labs | Institute of Environmental Sustainability
Biomass Energy and Algae Biofuels | Scripps Classroom Connection