Peter Boysen

How Does Water Power Work?

This will give you an introductory answer to the question, “How does water power work?” Links to other sources will help you deepen your inquiry into this increasingly relevant topic, given the search for renewable sources of energy.

Test for Ethanol Content in Gasoline

This test for ethanol content in your gasoline is designed to ease your mind. While newer cars can handle up to 10% ethanol content (or perhaps a little bit more), older vehicles can struggle with the corn-based fuel. Use this at home to see what you’re buying down at the corner station.

Martian Chronicles Essay Test

This would work best as a take-home essay test, or you could use it as an essay for block-scheduling. It is geared for Pre-AP (honors) 8th grade, or regular 9th grade.