Cows make electricity – level 1

25-01-2023 15:00

Spreca is a farm in Bosnia. This farm is special. It is one of the first farms to use modern technologies.

The farm makes biogas. Biogas is a gas that comes fermentation. During fermentation, bacteria make food or animal waste. Fermentation also makes heat. Farmers use some of heat for farm buildings.

Farms get some money from the government. Power is getting more expensive. Farmers look to save money. They become more independent with biogas.

Difficult words: technology (machines and processes), bacterium (a very small living animals; bacteria are many bacterium), animal waste (leftover food which leave the animal’s body).

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