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Biodiesel Basics presentation
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Classroom Materials - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours
Summary: This presentation is on Biodiesel Basics. Thirty-one slides provide a review of why the interest in biodiesel fuels (oil production) and how biodiesel fuels are made.
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Chevron's Learning Center
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Materials - Fact sheet - Web site
Summary: The Petroleum Prospecting Primer provides an interactive learning experience and valuable tool for understanding part of the process for identifying petroleum reserves.Fact sheets on crude oil, refineries, and service stations are provided.
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Energy Information Sheets
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Fact sheet - Web site
Summary: Energy Information fact sheets (30 as of October 2004) on a broad range of energy topics are provided. Each sheet has links to additional sources. Topics include oil prices, petroleum consumption, renewable energy, natural gas reserves, degree days and more.
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Fossil Fuels to Products
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: Students learn about exploration, production, refining, chemical manufacturing, transportation, marketing, and uses of petroleum, natural gas, and their products in the industrial sector with background information and hands-on activities.
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Transportation Fuels: The Future is Today
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: Students learn about conventional and alternative transportation fuels and participate in several activities to learn and teach others. Designed for grades 7-12 with modification for middle school. This is a teacher guide with introudctions to petroleum, gasol...
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