Argonne National Laboratory

Upcoming Events

From Farm to Flight: Can Biofuels Green Aviation?

Educational Programs
July 25, 2016 8:30AM to July 29, 2016 3:00PM
Building 360
Training Class

In this Educational Programs workshop, teachers will explore:

  • The problem: Can Biofuels Green Aviation?
  • Evidence and causes of global warming
  • Current status of energy use, specifically the transportation industry
  • Carbon cycle and effects of human activities on the carbon cycle
  • Chemistry of hydrocarbons and combustion reactions
  • Current biofuels and engine research being done at Argonne and across other industries
  • GREET modeling environment

Teachers will receive 30 CPDU upon completion of the PD. CPS Schools and teachers are sponsored by United Airlines. Schools outside CPS are encouraged to participate at a fee of $75. Curriculum, meals and implementation materials are included.