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RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR TEACHERS:
"Wood to Wheels" - Research Experience for High School Teachers in Sustainable Transportation Technologies

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Michigan
Technological
University
Sustainable Futures Institute
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, Michigan 49931

Phone: 906.487.3612
Fax: 906.487.2943
e-mail: sfi@mtu.edu


qEnginnering Design Process
by Jean Kampe, MTU..


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Student grown soybeans treated with RoundUp (left) and untreated (right).


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Eric Engel in Dr. Shonnard's chemical enginnering lab checking glusose levels of wood chips after enzymatic hydrolysis.

 

 

 

Woods to Wheels Unit & Lesson Plans

Engineering:What is Engineering?, Jenn Coury

Bioenergy in the Classroom, Darcie Ruby

Bioengineering:

Bioenergy & Genetically Modified Plants:Applications of BioengineeringJenn Coury

Bio-Engineering (Under Construction)Valerie Leveille

Creating Fuel From Things That Grow Around Us, Lloyd Hilger

Bioengineering: DNA and Transformation, Robbie Olsen

Biofuel Genetic Optimization and the Engineers’ Role, Joel Hockin

Conversion of Cellulose to Ethanol:
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Use of Biofuels and Alternative Energy SourcesSherri Kopka

Is the Grass Really Greener?, Susan Stoll

Renewable Energy, Suzan Powers

Combustion:
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From Woods to Wheels: An Introduction to Replacing Fossil Fuels with Bio-Fuels as an Energy Source for Transportation, Clint Heikkila

Biofuels to Mechanical Energy Conversion , Karl Balke

Biofuels to Combustion: Can combustion be green?JoEllen Hadel






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