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Listed under:  Science  >  Forces and energy  >  Energy resources  >  Biofuels  >  Biodiesel

Renewable energy

This collection of 22 digital curriculum resources is arranged into five sections: renewable and non-renewable energy resources; solar energy; wind energy; biofuels; and tidal energy. It contains learning objects, images, videos and a PowerPoint presentation. Resources investigating the advantages and disadvantages of a ...


An Evergreen Island, 2000: Coconut diesel

This clip shows how the people of Bougainville, an island to the east of the Papua New Guinea mainland, produce diesel oil from coconuts. Over scenes of people collecting coconuts from trees, de-husking the nut, separating the flesh from the shell, fermenting it in old refrigerators and extracting the oil, a narrator describes ...