Words in the News (29th July 2015): Plant Energy
For vocabulary and exercises: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/witn/ep-150729
Could your garden power your mobile phone?
Scientists at Cambridge University are investigating how plants can give us sustainable energy.
They do this by collecting electrons released naturally by plants and turning them into electricity. You can even create your own algae solar panel.
But a lot of work needs to be done to make the process more efficient.
provide energy to make something work
energy created from sources that will not run out, such as wind and the sun
tiny parts of atoms that move round the atom's centre and have a negative electrical charge
a piece of equipment that changes energy from the sun into electricity
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