STEM Careers Coalition: Fuel for the Future
Which biofuel, when combined with petroleum, may have the most potential to fuel future travel and transportation?

Students will discover how biofuels combined with petroleum can contribute to sustainable travel and transportation. They will analyze the environmental and economic pros & cons of various biofuel sources to decide which would best support the future of travel.

Students will:
• Research and summarize
how biofuels are created
and how they are used.
• Determine the positive and
negative impacts of one
biofuel source.
• Compare and contrast this
biofuel source with other
possible sources.
• Develop and revise a
recommendation that justifies
the biofuel source that could
best fuel sustainable and
economical travel.

High School: Grades 9-12
45-60 minute activity

Science Topics
Conservation & Sustainability, Fossil Fuels
Engineering Topics
Aerospace, Materials
High School, Educator
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
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