Introduction A plastic bag is used on an average of just 25 minutes. Its production consumes petroleum and requires a lot of energy, dioxin is released … Continue reading An alternative to the common doggy dirt bags
We wanted to write something about PET-bottles because they are an everyday object that deserves to get more attention from the public. The effects it has on our environment are considerable but even more remarkable are the great efforts that … Continue reading PolyEthylenTerephthalat
Interesting fact: All the materials of our product «a bag made out of tarpaulin» is recycled. They have a never ending lifecycle, because the idea of the bag is to use it for more than a life time without getting … Continue reading The everlasting tarpaulin bag
Introduction We noticed that at lot of People think that Timberland boots are too expensive. Therefore, we wanted to find out how much the production cost and how much profit they get. Furthermore, we were very interested in the materials … Continue reading The journey of shoes
What’s up coffee Lovers? In our T&U class, we decided to take “Coffee Capsules” as our website project subject. We specialized our project on Nespresso coffee capsules, because Nespresso is one of the leading coffee brands and also owned by the brand Nestlé, which … Continue reading What’s behind the coffee capsule?
Introduction Tires are everywhere. There are tires for cars, for bicycles, there are big tires and small tires, soft tires and hard tires. Tires could be … Continue reading THE ROLLING LIFECYCLE OF A TIRE
Eine Welt ohne Kupfer ist schwer vorstellbar. Wir verlassen uns auf Kupfer beim Strom, der Beleuchtung, der Heizung, der Kommunikation, der Wasserversorgung und dem Transport. Kupfer macht unsere Häuser, Schulen und Unternehmen effizient, gemütlich und dekorativ und es hält viele … Continue reading A life without copper – is it possible?
As plastic bags are controversially discussed these days, we chose the topic plastic bags. We would like to find out whether the use of plasitc bag causes great pollution or are environmentally friendly. To find out how other people think … Continue reading Plastic Bags – only used for 12 minutes
What is fiberglass? With fiberglass you can use more services of the telecommunication (digital-TV, telephone and internet) than with the coax-cable (Kupferkabel). Fiberglass also doesn’t conduct (leitet) electricity which are electromagnetic. Another advantage is that it’s less interference-free (störungsfreier) than … Continue reading Fiberglass is the future!
Batteries are an important thing in our everyday lives. We could not watch TV without them. But where do they come from? What are the ingredients? Who invented batteries and how? How and where can you recycle your batteries the … Continue reading Batteries and their life on our planet
Mirror We have choosen an object, which we use every day and we actually don’t know a lot about it. So we decided to take the mirror, because every morning in the bathroom or when we drive by car, we … Continue reading See, the story of a mirror
The reason why we have chosen this topic is because our team loves Zweifel Chips and we had a fair amount of questions about that company. Swiss made? Loads of Swiss consumers like to check the origin of goods in … Continue reading The Story of Chips
Paper cycle The printing center get the paper from the swiss company Perlen Papier AG. Every day 3 trains with 4 cabins arrive by the company … Continue reading The life cycle of newspapers
With this article, we want to show you, how cheese, especially for fondue, is produced in a local dairy. Also, we wanted to know where the milk is coming from, how their cows are treated and if there are some … Continue reading Cheese for “Fondue” from a local dairy
During the last few weeks, we have dealt with the life cycle and the recycling of aircraft as part of our project “Project Website”. In Addition, we have researched an environmentally-friendly alternative energy and a calculator with that you can … Continue reading Have a pleasant flight with where2where
One of the most important inventions of the last century is the cardboard packaging system. With this innovative technique it is possible to store food products far, about a year without refrigeration. How does the system work? In this … Continue reading The life cycle of cardboard packaging
Bread is a staple food in our culture. The majority eats it nearly every day. But how much do we know about our beloved bread? Where does it comes from? And especially where does it go, if not eaten? Can … Continue reading The life cycle of bread
We use alu cans almost every day and only a few people really know how alu cans are made and how much energy is needed to … Continue reading The life cycle of an aluminum can
We have chosen a typical every day product. Our focus is on the production and recycling process of pans. We are interested to know more about the toxic components and what kind of effect they have on the environment. We have conducted two interviews, one with Kuhn Rikon … Continue reading Life cycle of a cooking pan
Discover the life cycle of every-day things! The project started with the idea of having a website created by students last year. And it worked out fine! After launching the website “Don’t waste my energy” a year ago, this year’s topic … Continue reading The Website Project “W2W” 2016/17 is completed
bili CLIL IDAF Der methodisch-didaktische Rahmen von T&U Technik & Umwelt (T&U) wurde Ende 2015 für das M-Profil (Berufsmatura) schweizweit neu eingeführt. Die WKVW hat diese Gelegenheit von Anfang an genutzt und unterrichtet seither alle M-Klassen im Fach T&U zweisprachig. Bilingualer Unterricht – bili Zweisprachiger Sachunterricht ist ein Unterricht, in dem eine moderne Fremdsprache nicht als Lerngegenstand vermittelt, sondern als Arbeitssprache (als Medium) im Sachfachunterricht verwendet wird. Das Hauptgewicht liegt also auf der Vermittlung von Sachkompetenz und nicht auf Sprachkompetenz; der Unterricht orientiert sich an den Lernzielen des Sachfachs, die teilweise in der Fremdsprache vermittelt und erarbeitet werden. Quelle: E. Jansen O’Dwyer (2007): Two for … Continue reading The Methodological-Didactical Approach of the New Field “Technology & Environment”