Aston University
Aston University
Environmental Science - Millions of years ago, algae cleaned up the earth's atmosphere turning the earth's then inhospitable atmosphere into one that could support modern life through photosynthesis. at Aston University

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How can algae save our planet?

University event offered by Aston University

Event Summary:

Environmental Science - Millions of years ago, algae cleaned up the earth's atmosphere turning the earth's then inhospitable atmosphere into one that could support modern life through photosynthesis.

Full Event Details:

Millions of years ago, algae cleaned up the earth's atmosphere turning the earth's then inhospitable atmosphere into one that could support modern life through photosynthesis. Accordingly, algae which originally led to the creation of the Earth's current atmospheric composition and allowed for life as we know it. This masterclass provides an excellent opportunity for students to discover the importance of algae in our daily life and its relevance to solving problems such as environment pollution, the energy crisis and food security. Students will learn how to grow and use algae as a feedstock to produce energy, fertiliser and other high value compounds.

To book your place visit http://www.aston.ac.uk/masterclasses

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration:

Short Session

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Minimum number of students:

1



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