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Green Revolution: Biomass

7 minutes

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Researchers explore how different types of biomass can be used to produce fuel. One researcher is building reactors to grow algae used to create biofuel. A different study examines how leafcutter ants break down biomass in order to convert cellulose in plants to a fermentable sugar used to make ethanol. Finally, an engineer uses chemistry and heat to turn sawmill waste into bio-oil and gasoline.

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Runtime: 7 minutes

Green Revolution
Episode 1
7 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Green Revolution
Episode 2
6 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Green Revolution
Episode 3
6 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Green Revolution
Episode 4
6 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Green Revolution
Episode 5
7 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Green Revolution
Episode 6
5 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Green Revolution
Episode 7
6 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Green Revolution
Episode 8
7 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Green Revolution
Episode 9
5 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12