COSM

Biogas

Activity Summary
Students will build a methane gas collector and fill it with various biomass sources. These will sit until a noticeable amount of gas has collected. The amount of gas is then measured and compared to the biomass source.

Grade Levels
9-12

Learning Objectives
1. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of biogas as an energy source
2. Identify the environmental conditions necessary for methane production

Lesson Materials (view or download)
PowerPoint
Biogas

Keywords
biomass, anaerobic, decomposition, biogas

Last updated: 5/21/2015

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