Use Scientific Practice to Solve Current Environmental Issues
- Grades 9-12
- Produces useable biodiesel
- Developed by an educator for classroom use
- Approximate classtime required is 5 class periods of 50 min each
Enlist your students in the green revolution with the knowledge and experience gained through this kit. Students will use their understanding of chemistry and chemistry techniques to convert ordinary waste cooking oil into diesel fuel. Both titration and functional groups are addressed in this real-life application. The final products are nontoxic and biodegradable, and the cleaned, dry biodiesel product is road ready for any diesel powered vehicle.
Developed by teacher, Pam Temons, the activity includes instructions and materials for 10 setups.
Ordering information: Waste vegetable oil and a fume hood are required but not provided.
Delivery information: Due to the nature of this item, it cannot be shipped by air under any circumstances. Please select ground shipping at time of checkout.