You’ll find out how biological energy is stored and released in fossil fuels and what advances in agriculture mean for feeding the world’s growing population.As you explore biological energy in industry, you’ll consider the ways science can help us to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels as well as ways we might use and learn from plants to provide energy in the future.You’ll also discover the concept of ‘energy overload’ and how it is threatening our bodies’ energy balance today.
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- Human energy: Humans as chemotrophs; Chemical energy from food; Mitochondria; ion gradients and ATP
- Photosynthesis: Green plants and autotrophic bacteria; Solar energy to food; Oxygenation and evolution
- Industrial energy: Fossil fuels; Biomass; Artificial photosynthesis
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- 1 months
- 3 hrs/week
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DisciplinesBiology Microbiology View 33 other Short Courses in Biology in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- This course is designed for young learners who have studied at least GCSE science (chemistry, biology, or physics) and are interested in pursuing the connections between these subjects.
- It will be of particular interest to those looking to study the life sciences at university level.
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InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 1 months.
NationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 1 months.
It's free to join and study this course, you have the option to upgrade and receive a digital certificate for $15.83/month.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.