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					Alternative Fuels
Biodiesel
Energy Quest http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/transportation/biodiesel.html
       Easy to read information.
EPA http://www.epa.gov/oms/smartway/growandgo/documents/factsheet-biodiesel.htm
       Biodiesel advantages.
Navy http://p2library.nfesc.navy.mil/issues/emergefeb2006/index.html
       Advantages of Biodiesel. Has links to additional websites. Adult level.
Biodiesel at home http://www.biodieselathome.net/
       Advantages of biodiesel.
Fuel Economy http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/biodiesel.shtml
       Advantages and disadvantages.
BDpedia http://www.bdpedia.com/biodiesel/alt/alt.html
       Disadvantages.
PBS http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/302/biodiesel.html
       Advantages and disadvantages.


Hydrogen
Fuel Economy http://www.fueleconomy.gov/Feg/hydrogen.shtml
         Advantages and Disadvantages
Science Daily http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/04/080409170347.htm
         Sugar based fuel.
Science Daily http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2003/07/030718084311.htm
         Disadvantages of Hydrogen fuels.
Army http://www.almc.army.mil/alog/issues/MayJun00/MS492.htm
         Advantages and Disadvantages. Adult level.
Earth Affairs
http://alternative_fuel.earthaffairs.com/disadvantages_of_hydrogen_fuel_cells.html
         Disadvantages.
Green Living http://greenliving.lovetoknow.com/The_Advantages_of_Hydrogen_Fuel
         Advantages and Disadvantages

Ethanol
Fuel Economy http://www.fueleconomy.gov/Feg/ethanol.shtml
       Advantages and Disadvantages
Energy Quest http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/transportation/alcohols.html
       Easy to read information.
Jrank Science http://greenliving.lovetoknow.com/The_Advantages_of_Hydrogen_Fuel
       Disadvantages. Easy to read.
Fuel Testers http://www.fuel-testers.com/ethanol_fuel_disadvantages.html
       Disadvantages.
Answers.com http://www.answers.com/topic/ethanol?cat=technology
       Information from several sources.
Propane: Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)
Fuel Economy http://www.fueleconomy.gov/Feg/lpg.shtml
        Advantages and Disadvantages
Consumer Energy
http://www.consumerenergycenter.org/transportation/afvs/lpg_propane.html
        Information on Propane as a fuel.
How Stuff Works http://auto.howstuffworks.com/lpg.htm
        Advantages and Disadvantages.
State of Hawaii http://hawaii.gov/dbedt/ert/cc/ccfslpg.html
        Advantages of Propane.


Coal
Energy Quest http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/transportation/coal.html
       Coal as a liquid fuel.
Planetizen http://www.planetizen.com/node/24796
       Disadvantages.
Yale University http://yaleglobal.yale.edu/display.article?id=4249
       Advantages and Disadvantages. Adult level
NPR http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=12314966
       Positive
Alternative Vehicles
Electric Cars (EVs)
Fuel Economy http://www.fueleconomy.gov/Feg/evtech.shtml
       Advantages and Disadvantages
How Stuff Works http://auto.howstuffworks.com/electric-car.htm
       The science and the advantages and disadvantages.


Battery Operated Cars/ Fuel Cell Cars
How Stuff Works http://auto.howstuffworks.com/fuel-cell.htm
      How fuel cells work.
Energy Quest http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/transportation/fuelcells.html
      Fuel cells disadvantages and possible future.

Hybrid Cars
How Stuff Works http://auto.howstuffworks.com/hybrid-car.htm
      Lots of information on how it works.
Alternative Power Energy
Solar Energy
Science Daily http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/04/080407172717.htm
        Advantages and Technological challenges
Science Daily http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/04/080410140451.htm
        Technological breakthrough.
Science Daily http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/04/080410101210.htm
        House advantages.
Energy Information Kids Page
http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energyfacts/sources/renewable/solar.html
        Detailed information.
Energy Quest http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/chapter15.html
        Detailed information at an easy to understand level.

Wind Turbine
Technology Student http://www.technologystudent.com/energy1/wind8.htm
       Short article with advantages and disadvantages.
NRG systems http://www.nrgsystems.com/facts/benefits.php
       Advantages of Wind Energy.
Ohio wind http://www.ohiowind.org/06_OffshoreWind.html
       Benefits of Offshore Wind Turbines.
Green climate http://www.climate.org/2002/topics/green/wind.shtml
       Detailed information.

Nuclear Energy
NEI http://www.nei.org/
       Click on the tabs for detailed information.
Energy Information Kids Page http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energyfacts/sources/non-
renewable/nuclear.html
       Easy to read information.
Library Thinkquest http://library.thinkquest.org/3471/nuclear_energy.html
       Advantages and disadvantages.
NRC Student’s Pages http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/basic-ref/students.html
       Detailed information. Click on the tabs for additional information.

Geothermal Energy
Geothermal Education http://geothermal.marin.org/
        Lots of information. Written at a college level.
Geothermal Energy http://home.clara.net/darvill/altenerg/geothermal.htm
        Advantages and disadvantages.
Clean Energy Ideas http://www.clean-energy-
ideas.com/articles/advantages_of_geothermal_energy.html
        Advantages.
Virtual Science Fair http://www.virtualsciencefair.org/2006/wong6j2/geothermal.html
        Detailed information.
Wave Energy
Library Thinkquest http://library.thinkquest.org/26366/text/alternative/wave.html
        Advantages and disadvantages.
Ergon Energy
http://www.ergon.com.au/energyed/education/wave_tidal/adv.asp?yf=true&platform=PC
        Advantages and Disadvantages.

				
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