2015 Camp CEES Field Trip

Denise Attaway  |  6/18/2015 1:21:27 AM

Dr. Collins Kimbeng, LSU AgCenter plant breeder, talks to the campers about growing energycane to use in making biofuels and/or bioproducts.

Camp CEES campers learn about the tasks involved with growing crops to use as biofuel feedstock.

Dr. Young Hwan Moon talks to Camp CEES campers about how biofuels are made from "bugs" when the tour brought the campers to the biofuels processing plant at the LSU AgCenter Audubon Sugar Institute.

Students from Southern University Camp CEES listen to researchers talk about growing crops to use as biofuel feedstocks.

Camp CEES campers get a look at "bugs" used to create biofuels. through a microscope.

Campers learn about the need for workers in the biofuels/bioproducts industry.

Camp CEES campers perform tests on juices extracted from energycane to make biofuels.

Camp CEES campers participate in several experiments during the field trip.

This camper won a prize for correctly answering all questions related to biofuels.

Camp CEES campers and LSU AgCenter researchers strike a pose before ending the first session of the field trip.

For the third consecutive year, students from Southern University's Center for Energy and Environmental Studies Summer Day Camp toured the LSU AgCenter Sugar Research Station and Audubon Sugar Institute to learn about producing biofuels from sweet sorghum and energycane, as well as the importance of sugarcane to the Louisiana economy. The students also visited the Audubon Sugar Institute to learn how biofuels are created from feedstock. (Photos by Denise Attaway)
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