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Bio-Fuels - Ethanol

This site provides a wealth of technology information sheets for pupils and teachers
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This site talks through the process of making ethanol into a fuel.

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Ethanol

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Ethanol is an alcohol-based fuel made by fermenting and distilling starch crops, such as corn. It can also be made from "cellulosic biomass" such as trees and grasses. The use of ethanol can reduce our dependence upon foreign oil and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Short but sweet summary of ethanol as a fuel.

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Hydrogen Fuel

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Hydrogen (H2), the lightest and simplest fuel, is being explored as a fuel for passenger vehicles.
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A handful summary of the pros and cons of using hydrogen as fuel for cars

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Clean Fuel for Transportation

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This site has information about lots of different types of fuels. It is nicely segmented to find what you're looking for. 

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HowStuffWorks "Can hydrogen be the fuel of the future?"

HowStuffWorks "Can hydrogen be the fuel of the future?" | Alternative Fuels | Scoop.it
Can hydrogen be the fuel of the future? Keep reading to discover if hydrogen is the fuel of the future.
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An article and video weighing up the pros and cons of hydrogen as a fuel.

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Ethanol Fuel Basics

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Ethanol Fuel Basics | Alternative Fuels | Scoop.it
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Information on ethanol and other fuels on this website

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Hydrogen Power and Fuel Cells

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Hydrogen is high in energy, yet an engine that burns pure hydrogen produces almost no pollution.
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Information on all sorts of the 'fuels of the future'

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BBC - GCSE Bitesize - AQA

A secondary school revision resource for AQA GCSE Science about biology, chemistry and physics
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Old Faithful BBC Bitesize. Scroll down to revise information on 'crude oil and fuels' and 'useful substances from crude oil'

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KCPC Education Resource Web Site: 9.2.3 Potential of Ethanol as a Fuel

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This website has lots of information on how ethanol can be used as a fuel. Lots of pages here, but filter out the stuff you don't need to get to the good stuff. No Copy and Pasting!

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