4g - Resources/Research

Justify the importance of continued research and use of new technology in the
development and commercialization of potentially useful natural products,
including, but not limited to research efforts in Mississippi. (DOK 3)

The Thad Cochran National Center for Natural Products Research, housed at the University of Mississippi The Jamie Whitten Delta States Research Center in Stoneville, MS, The Mississippi Polymer Institute, housed at the University of Southern Mississippi

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Turning Trash Into Energy
From discovery.com, produced by Discovery
Ever wonder how New York City pays the electric bill? Find out how the Big Apple turns the trucks filled with trash from the St. Patrick's Day Parade into energy for the city! The power plant shown in this video burns 3 thousand tons of garbage a day... [more]
April 5, 2010 at 07:02 PM
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Pesticides and GM Crops
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
Discover how farmers combat crop pests in this clip from America Revealed.  (02:59)
January 13, 2013 at 04:53 PM
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Cow Power
From aetn.org
See how a dairy farm in Vermont is using cow manure to power over 400 homes in an area in this segment.  The video also discusses how the future of sustainable power will come from a number of creative sources.  (04:10)
January 12, 2013 at 04:09 PM
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Alternative Energy - Biofuel from Algae
From YouTube, produced by Living Green Channel
"Algae is the fastest growing plant life, and as an organism it converts sunlight into oil, scientists theorize that Algal biofuel can produce a whopping 30 times more energy per acre than any other biofuel option." (02:01)
July 1, 2010 at 06:43 PM
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Good Bugs for the Garden
From cbsnews.com
This is a news segment from The Early Show on CBS News about things that help gardeners protect their gardens from pests.  It includes information about natural pesticides and "good bugs" that help keep the bad bugs at bay. (05:30)
June 6, 2012 at 01:38 PM
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Alternative Energy - Vegetable-Based Biofuels
From YouTube, produced by Living Green Channel
"This is a very environmentally friendly fuel, made from natural vegetable oils such as soybean, canola, and animal fat that produces anywhere between 40 and 80 percent less greenhouse gas emissions than conventional fuels." (02:19)
July 1, 2010 at 06:47 PM
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Ethanol Biofuel
From teachersdomain.org, produced by PBS
This video segment adapted from NOVA examines ethanol, a cleaner-burning fuel alternative to gasoline, and the efforts to produce it more efficiently. Today, most ethanol in the United States is made from corn kernels. But converting corn into ethano... [more]
September 12, 2010 at 03:01 PM
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Mississippi Polymer Institute | Job Hunter | MPB
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Learn about all the manufacturing jobs Mississippi has to offer with Job Hunter. Mississippi boasts many industries, including the automobile industry, aeronautics, ship building, plastics and more. (02:38)
February 19, 2013 at 11:10 PM
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