Synopsis

How does it get funded and how does it impact your students’ lives?

This lesson allows students to play the role of U.S. Senators who determine if research for biofuel should be funded. Students read through ScienceDaily news articles to obtain background information on current biofuel research. Allow students to fully engage in this lesson through debates and presentations. Students can also use the information they gain through this lesson to write a letter to their State Representative or Senator.