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Supply Chain Flow and Products

Description:
Follows process of biofuel production from NARA research.

Related Topics:
3. Biological processes depend on energy flow through the Earth system.
4. Various sources of energy are used to power human activities.
8. Wood based bio-fuels are one form of energy that is renewable

Associated Grade Levels:
9-1011-12Public

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Infographic of Supply Chain
Associated Grade Levels:
9-1011-12Public

Related Sub-Topics

3.2 Food is a biofuel used by organisms to acquire energy for internal living processes.

3.6 Humans are part of Earth’s ecosystems and influence energy flow through these systems.

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

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

4.4 Humans transport energy from place to place.

4.5 Humans generate electricity in multiple ways.

8.1 Sources of cellulosic residuals used are found in forest operations and in industry process

8.2 Transportation and logistic considerations shape cost and feasibility within supply chains.

8.3 Pretreatment processess makes sugars more available.

8.4 The conversion processess includes adding specific enzymes to make simple sugars available.

8.5 Fermentation processess use specialized yeasts to create isobutanol.

8.6 Liquid fuel can be produced from wood feedstocks.

8.7 Co-products in biofuel production use lignin in many ways.