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Friday, December 4, 2009



This "green" bus does not use gasoline. What might make the bus run? If you guessed it was an electric run bus, you would be incorrect. Think again, what other sources of power could be harnessed to run this bus? (Yes, I rode on the bus and it was fun).

22 Comments:

At December 14, 2009 at 8:35 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think it could run on veggie oil like in our science book or mabey solar or wind.

Zach.H/Mrs.Braun

 
At December 14, 2009 at 8:35 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think it rides on veggie oil. Caleb. H/MRS.Braun

 
At December 14, 2009 at 8:36 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think that it runs on veggle oil or sun light.



jacob h mrs.Braun

 
At December 14, 2009 at 8:36 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think it runs on vegtable oil.

Heather F. Mrs.Braun

 
At December 14, 2009 at 8:36 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think it runs by the driver pedaling which then makes the electricity to run it. Please respond back. Alex Mrs.Brauns class.

 
At December 14, 2009 at 8:36 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think the green bus runs on vegitable oil i guessed that because the bus is green and some vegitables are green.
Sincerly,
Devany
"Mrs.brauns class"

 
At December 14, 2009 at 8:37 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I believe that the bus is ran off of electricity from solar pannels on the top.
John from Mrs Braun's class

 
At December 14, 2009 at 8:37 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think it runs on water. Am I right?
Bethany, Mrs Braun

 
At December 14, 2009 at 8:37 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think that the green bus is fueled by vegetable oil. Am I right?

Nicholas K - Mrs. Brauns

 
At December 14, 2009 at 8:38 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is it solar powered, because that is what we are talking about in class?


Courtney M.-Mrs.Braun

 
At December 14, 2009 at 8:38 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think that the green bus may be powered by biofuels, because it is green and you don't use any kind of fuel.Can you respond back?

Madison C/Mrs.Braun

 
At December 14, 2009 at 8:38 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

it could be the bark off of trees or the leaves it could also be the sticky sapp from the trees inside



braden williams/mrs.braun

 
At December 14, 2009 at 8:39 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think the green bus runs on solar power from the sun? Please respond back.thank you for sharing.


thank you
Gina S/Mrs.braun

 
At December 14, 2009 at 8:39 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think that it run on soler power from the sun.

Jordan,miss braun

 
At December 14, 2009 at 8:40 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Does it run solar energy? Could it replace the public buses in New York or any where else in the world.

Tyler Mrs.brauns class

 
At December 14, 2009 at 8:41 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

The green bus looks very neat!!! I was wondering if the green bus was a solar powered. There is lots of use from the sun and does not cause pollution like natural gas, oil or any others that makes the air and water all polluted and not clean at all. Grand Lake St. Marys it has been polluted for a long time now.

 
At December 14, 2009 at 8:43 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think that the green bus runs on vegetable oil. Am I right?

Nicholas K - Mrs. Braun

 
At December 14, 2009 at 6:24 PM , Blogger Vickie said...

What amazing answers and all are very plausable. However the winners are.......those that correctly guessed the green bus runs on solar power.

 
At December 21, 2009 at 10:42 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mrs. Braun's class wants to know how the bus runs at night or on cloudy days. Does the bus store enough energy to do this? We think it stores enough energy in its solar cells and in batteries. Does the bus have extra energy packs? Does the bus start to slow down after awhile when the solar energy runs down?

 
At December 21, 2009 at 12:41 PM , Blogger Vickie said...

The solar panels store energy to run the bus, but if there too many cloudy days; the bus will start to run slower and slower and will eventually die completely. When I was there the bus was running so slowly due to rain, we had to find another way to get back to the dorms from the education center!

 
At December 21, 2009 at 1:19 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mrs. Braun's 3rd period class thinks that the green bus runs on vegetable oil(7 people) solar(10 people) water(3 People) biomass(4 people). Please let us know if any of these answers are correct. We are excited to find out the answer.

 
At December 22, 2009 at 8:43 AM , Blogger Vickie said...

Hello third period. Everyone gave excellent answers to the question about the green bus. The correct answer is it runs on solar panels which are on the roof of the bus. If there are several days where there is no sun, the bus will start to run slower and slower. Eventually it will stop completely. It can store the solar power, but not for long.

 

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