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BioEnergy Education

Event Date

Monday, July 13, 2020 -
9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Event Description


BioEnergy is exciting! Does it work in Wisconsin? Get your students excited about renewable energy from biomass resources and the implications it has for our environment and economy, while exploring potential careers in the energy industry. This workshop offers hands-on activities, class discussions, and classroom-based applications to enhance students' understanding of BioEnergy. Participants will explore BioEnergy resources (including solid biomass, biogas, and liquid biofuels) and discuss the benefits and challenges of utilizing these sources compared with conventional fossil fuels. Through hands-on experiences this workshop will highlight how BioEnergy resources work and how Wisconsin is utilizing them. The workshop will include time for collaboration and lesson planning, and a selection of ready-to-use activities will be supplied so teachers can integrate relevant lessons right away. The workshop will be hosted by the University of Wisconsin Energy Institute and the Great Lakes BioEnergy Research Center.

Recommended for teachers of grades 5-12.

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Wisconsin Energy Institute
Madison, WI


Jamie Mollica