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
We have chosen “Elmer citro glass bottles”, because we wanted to take a thing, which we use everyday. Honestly, we both don’t drink citro everyday, but I am sure that there are people who drink Elmer citro or Elmer … Continue reading The life cycle of a Swiss glass bottle
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
We, Kim and Cécile, decided to do our work about the waste management at festivals like the Openair Frauenfeld or the Royal Arena. We have both visited these two festival more than once and we thought it would be interesting … Continue reading Festival Waste Management
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
In this project, we would like to report about some materials that are often used for making a watch. For us it is noticeable that many … Continue reading Check the watch!
The Beef Cycle We picked beef as our life cycle project, because we want to show how beef is produced and we also want raise awareness (Bewusstsein) about human beef consumption habits. We have become accustomed (gewohnt) to buying beef … Continue reading The Beef Cycle
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
Paper is a daily life item. It is used in so many different ways. We use it without making any thoughts about it. In a group of three, we wanted to find out more about paper itself. What paper is … Continue reading Paper’s life cycle
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 … 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 … Continue reading The Website Project "w2w" 2016/17 is completed
dwME – don’t waste My Energy ! dwME ist ein Projekt, das im Rahmen des neuen Unterrichtsfachs Technik & Umwelt an der Wirtschaftsschule KV Wetzikon initiiert … Continue reading About the Energy Website Project 2015/16
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. … Continue reading The methodical and didactical approach of the new field "Technology & Environment"
Which countries or areas in the world are the best in saving energy? Which countries are wasting the most energy and why? Introduction Our target is to compare countries which are consuming the most energy and which are efficient in … Continue reading Q23 – Top 5 Countries in saving Energy
Question 63 Why is the sun bright and where does it take its energy from? Introduction: Have you ever wondered why and how the sun shines? We asked this to ourselves and created a short video in which we explain … Continue reading Q63 – Why is the sun bright and where does it take its energy from?
Unsere Leitfragen: 1. Was heisst für Sie “Energie” und wie definieren Sie es? 2. Wo sehen Sie den Ursprung der “Energie”? Mit unserem Projekt über die Energie haben wir zwei zentrale Fragen verfolgt. Energie ist ein sehr aktuelles Thema, welches … Continue reading Q28 – Energy Concepts
Einleitung Unsere Gruppe hat sich dazu entschieden, im Fach Technik & Umwelt folgende Fragen im Rahmen einer Gruppenarbeit zu beantworten: Overall Questions How can we reduce the emissions of CO2 most effectively? Disclaim to drive cars is one way but … Continue reading Q45 – Aviation, emissions and new technologies.
Q15: How much energy do I consume per day and how can I calculate it? Team: Daily Energy, Larissa and Meret Maeva We chose this question because we found it really interesting to see how much energy a normal person … Continue reading Q15 – How much energy do I consume per day and how can I calculate it?
What are the future plans of the Swiss government for wind energy? Video made by the Q40 team: Wind turbine facility in Brütten, Kanton Zurich 1. How much wind energy is used in Switzerland? Wind turbines / wind parks … Continue reading Q40 – Swiss Wind Energy
Topic: Photovoltaic cells (Solar energy) Team Q61: Loris & Ronny INTRODUCTION In unserem Projekt befassen wir uns mit der Solarenergie, Schwerpunkt Photovoltaikanlagen. Unser Ziel ist es, … Continue reading Q61 – Photovoltaic Cells
A small guide for living without electricity
Experiences of Ylenia Vikor in a non-developing country
After I graduated from school I took the decision to go abroad. I was never keen on rich countries Continue reading “Q59 – Living without electricity”