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Title: Coco Locomotion

URL: http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/science-ed/2005/cocoloco.pdf

Abstract: Students will read a brief description about the use of coconuts from the Environmental Health Perspectives publication, April 2005. This article describes the use of coconuts in the production of biodiesel fuel. Students will then proceed to calculate the quantity of greenhouse gas emissions and cost differences of different types of automobiles and fuels. The lesson includes resources used and links to national standards.

Source: Environmental Health Perspectives

Date of Publication: April 2005

Resource Type: Classroom Lessons

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