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Students evaluate the life-cycle analysis of polystyrene and mushroom materials (mycelium and agricultural waste). In addition students grow their own mushroom materials and utilize experimental design to test mechanical properties of the material.
In this multi-lesson module students consider the physical properties of different oils used to make biodiesel and then make their own fuel. Students will then analyze the enthalpy of combustion of the biodiesel they have made.