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National Defense Education Program Video on Biofuels

Description:
This video is made for children, describing the chemistry of fossil fuels, as well as biofuels. It describes how energy is gathered by plants, and from plants. The video talks about how useful cellulose is, as well as how readily available it is. The energy gathered from the sun to create energy here on earth is discussed, as well as the process from the sun to creating butanol.

Related Topics:
3. Biological processes depend on energy flow through the Earth system.
4. Various sources of energy are used to power human activities.

Associated Grade Levels:
3-45-67-8

Sub-Resources

National Defense Education Program Video on Biofuels
Associated Grade Levels:
3-45-67-8

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

3.1 The Sun is the major source of energy for organisms and the ecosystems of which they are a part