Introduction to Extraction with Sub- and Supercritical Fluids
Content length: 21m
01. Introduction to Extraction with Sub- and Supercritical Fluids
Intro to Extraction with Sub and Supercritical Fluids
In this video segment, Eric Kawka gives an introduction to extraction regarding sub- and supercritical fluids. Eric's background is in supercritical fluid extraction and supercritical fluid chromatography.
Appreciating the Complexity of Cannabis Sativa
In this video segment, Eric Kawka talks about appreciating the complexity of cannabis sativa. Within cannabis there are two compounds that are vital, terpenes and cannabinoids. There are more than 80 different cannabinoids. Both terpenes and cannabinoids interact with our endocannabinoid system with over 300 hundred receptors.
Extracting Cannabis is Like Brewing a Fine Cup of Java
In this video segment, Eric Kawka shows how extracting cannabis is similar to brewing a cup of coffee. Two compounds of similar properties with respect to polarity will be soluble together. Water, which is polar, and oil, which is non-polar, will not mix together. But like coffee, cannabis must start with the proper cultivar.
Key Parameters for Process Control
In this video segment, Eric Kawka looks into the key parameters for process control. Thermodynamics is one of the critical parameters that pertains to pressure and temperature.
Is Supercritical CO2 Just a Marketing Term?
In this video segment, Eric Kawka answers the question, is supercritical CO2 just a marketing term? A supercritical fluid is a fluid brought to a temperature and pressure higher than its critical point, where physical and chemical properties change.
Terpenes and Cannabinoids are Synthesized and Stored in Trichomes
In this video segment, Eric Kawka covers how terpenes and cannabinoids are synthesized and stored in trichomes. Trichomes dictate what the end product is with extraction. In the SC-CO2 efficiency curve, there are two sections that dictate things, the mechanical region and the diffusion limited region.
Molecular Structure of Cannabinoids
In this video segment, Eric Kawka dissects the molecular structure of cannabinoids. Terpenes and cannabinoids create an entourage effect, while myrcene has an analgesic effect. Terpenes also go through isomerization, oxidation, dehydration, polymerization, and thermal rearrangements.
Introduction to Extraction with Sub- and Supercritical Fluids is also part of:
Manufacturing Agent Learning Pathway - 200 Series
Extraction Agent Learning Pathway – 200 Series
Are there any prerequisites?
No. This program is available to anyone.
What's included with this program?
Online courses comprised of engaging videos and written materials, knowledge checks at the end of every module to assimilate your learning, private forum for students to connect and provide support, downloadable references to keep and access on your phone, and your official Green Flower Certificate (once you pass the exam).
Can I take the program online?
Yes. Green Flower Programs are 100% online and can be taken from anywhere in the world.
Who should get a Green Flower certificate? What will it do for me?
Whether you are looking to enter the cannabis industry, get hired by a cannabis company, invest in the cannabis market, win a cannabis license, become a more knowledgeable advocate, better serve the patients in your care, or contribute more deeply to your organization, getting a Green Flower Certificate will make you exponentially more confident, credible, and valuable to the cannabis industry today.
How do I pass the course?
You'll need to achieve a grade of 80% on the Final Exam to pass the course and receive your Green Flower Cannabis Fundamentals Certificate.
What can you tell me about the final exam?
The Green Flower Cannabis Fundamentals Exam is a comprehensive multiple choice exam administered online. A grade of 80% is required to pass. Enrollment allows two attempts to achieve a passing score. You will have 365 days to complete both the program and the final Exam. After 365 days, you will no longer have access to the program or testing materials. This is a closed book Exam. Upon Passing, you will receive your official Green Flower Cannabis Fundamentals Certificate to hang on your wall and use for credibility and trust in the Industry.
What happens if I don't pass the exam?
You will have two chances to pass the final exam with enrollment. Retakes are $69 after that. You must achieve an 80% passing score to receive your Green Flower Certificate.
Is your program accredited?
No, Green Flower is not an accredited school and doesn't plan to be. We produce trusted cannabis education led and validated by the world's top experts, and our programs are utilized by companies, associations, nonprofits, and governments around the world.
Will there be any mailed, hard copy books or reference materials?
No, nothing will be mailed and no hard copy text will be assigned. There are materials in each course that you can download, print, and use at your convenience.
Can any module be visited more than once, to reinforce learning?
Absolutely! You can review any and all materials as many times as you would like in the 365 days (30 for Sell-SMaRT) your program is open.
We understand that sometimes plans change. If you can no longer take the course, please email us no later than 7 days after your purchase. We will be happy to issue you a refund (minus our enrollment fee of $20). No refunds will be given to cancellations made after 7 days of purchase.
Green Flower Inc 4744 Telephone Rd Ste 3-289 Ventura, CA 93003