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Ethanol Biofuel

Description:
This video provides an introduction to cellulosic biomass and the process of converting cellulose into ethanol. With the help of Ray and Tom Magliozzi, the hosts of NPR’s Car Talk, scientists describe the process of producing cellulosic biomass-based ethanol and the future of biofuel production.

Related Topics:
4. Various sources of energy are used to power human activities.

Associated Grade Levels:
9-1011-12

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Ethanol Biofuel
Associated Grade Levels:
9-1011-12

Related Sub-Topics

4.3 Fossil and biofuels are organic matter that contain energy captured from sunlight.

4.1 Humans transfer and transform energy from the environment into forms useful for human endeavors

4.2 Humans use of energy is subject to limits and constraints.

4.7 Different sources of energy and different ways energy is transformed, transported, and stored.