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For Google Science Fair 2011 Competition

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  1. 1. Biodiesel
  2. 2. Biodiesel produces 3.2 units of energy per unit of fuel, while regular oil only produces 0.89. That makes Biodiesel three times more efficient.
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  4. 5. <ul><li>Dependent Variables: </li></ul><ul><li>variation in actual yields compared to theoretical yields in Biodiesel production </li></ul>Independent Variable: Percent Purity of the Catalyst Potassium Hydroxide (KOH) Use of Canola Oil and Methanol as choice of reactant Controlled Sample: A Biodiesel sample was made utilizing no catalyst KOH Experimental Samples: Biodiesel samples created with different amounts of catalyst KOH
  5. 6. Base Quantity KOH used (after titration) Methyl Esters Yielded (±1ml) Glycerin Yielded (±1 ml) Percentage Methyl Esters Percentage Glycerin 5g per L 3.01 g 539 ml 61 ml 89.8% 10% 6g per L 3.58 g 537 ml 62 ml 89.5% 10%