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Formerly living things can be used to generate biomass energy; algae is potentially a good source of energy.

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    Energy from Biomass

    Energy from Biomass

    by CK-12 //basic
    How fuel can be produced from biological materials.
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    How Stuff Works: Ethanol

    How Stuff Works: Ethanol

    by CK-12 //basic
    Shows how corn can be used to create gas in the most resourceful way possible.
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    Significance of carbon

    Significance of carbon

    by CK-12 //basic
    Describes how cow manure can be converted to electricity.
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  • Video
    Algae Power

    Algae Power

    by CK-12 //basic
    Research is being done into alternative crops for biofuels. A very promising alternative is algae. This video explains why.
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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Energy from Biomass Quiz - MS ES

    Energy from Biomass Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews the sources and usage of biomass and biofuel.
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  • Real World Application
    Good Things from a Bad Bug

    Good Things from a Bad Bug

    by CK-12 //basic
    Bacteria that killed marsh grass could be harnessed to convert cellulosic biomass into biofuel.
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  • Real World Application
    From Algae to OMEGA

    From Algae to OMEGA

    by CK-12 //basic
    Discover how biofuels produced from algae could replace some fossil fuels and create space for aquaculture and benefit the atmosphere.
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  • Audio
    How Green Is Biomass Energy?

    How Green Is Biomass Energy?

    by CK-12 //basic
    Any organic material can be made into electricity, but some materials are better than others. Biomass power is a great use of wastes, but it's hard to use wastes as a large-scale source of energy. Learn more in this interesting audio report.
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