Alternative Fuels Advanced

Level: 3


  • Have the Alternative Fuels honor.
  • Describe the process of hydraulic fracturing.
  • Describe the process of offshore drilling.
  • What are some of the safety concerns of offshore drilling?
  • Draw a diagram that explains how natural gas is extracted and processed for use.
  • Explain how natural gas can be used:
    • Producing hydrogen
    • Generating power
    • Transportation
    • Power source
  • Natural gas is used to make what type of products? Explain the process for at least two of your answers.
  • How is ethanol produced?
  • Discuss with a group some of the environmental effects regarding the use of alternative fuels.

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