From Fryer to Fuel Tank

60 minutes
$4.50 per student, pre-registration required

Explore what it means to be “veggiepowered” with a visit from our Renewable Energy Vehicle. Learn how diesel engines work and why they can run on used french fry oil. Investigate viscosity and determine the best plant-based fuel for varying weather conditions. Supports NGSS MS-PS1-3; HS-PS3-4.

Pre-registration is required for all programs at your school. Maximum of 35 students per program. See descriptions for associated fees and availability. Location Requirement: Your school must be located 60 miles or less from The Field Museum. 

Support for the Renewable Energy Vehicle provided by The Grainger Foundation. Sponsored by: Exelon Corporation.

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