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What’s the best fuel for your car? (4:28)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 00:41 What is gasoline derived from? Where does the energy in gasoline come from? How are gasoline and diesel different?
  2. 01:25 What are the advantages and drawbacks of using fossil fuels?
  3. 01:56 How do electric cars work, and how can they become as efficient as gasoline-powered cars?
  4. 03:10 What are two approaches to making carbon-neutral liquid fuels? What are advantages and disadvantages of using these alternative fuels?
  5. 03:45 What is a Green Premium?
  6. 04:19 How do we ultimately determine what is the best fuel for our cars?