Ch 17: Understanding Biomass Research

About This Chapter

Get a better understanding of biomass research with these lessons on cellulose in plants, the use of biomass for renewable energy, and other related topics. These lessons and quizzes can help with a class assignment and give you an idea of how well you would do on an upcoming test.

Understanding Biomass Research - Chapter Summary

By working through these lessons, you can deepen your knowledge of biomass research. Use the chapter resources to strengthen your knowledge of the different types of petrochemical alternatives. You can also examine how biopolymers are used. After reviewing the lessons, you should be ready to:

  • List the pros and cons of using biomass for renewable energy
  • Provide examples of petrochemical alternatives
  • Discuss the function of cellulose in plants
  • Define biopolymers

These lessons can assist you with quickly getting up to speed on biomass research, and you can use the Help feature to submit questions to instructors if you get stuck on a topic. To further assist you with grasping key concepts, vocabulary words are highlighted in bold for quick reference. Each lesson is accompanied by a short quiz that allows you to test your knowledge of the topics covered.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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