Results for "recycling" (80)

How cellulose fibres are derived from wood and converted into paper

Within this lesson students will learn how cellulose fibres are derived from wood and grasses and converted into paper. Students will understand the ecological issues in the manufacture and recycling of paper/board.

Plastic challenge

This resource contains a series of lessons which are designed to extend students’ knowledge and understanding of plastics and plastic waste on a global scale. Linking to materials and their properties, the environment, recycling and design and technology, they contain investigations and activities aimed at both...

Water in the Energy Industry

This book is about the changing ways in which water is used to obtain energy in the forms needed, including extracting oil, coal and gas and the production of biofuels. The book looks at how the benefits of water for energy production can be retained whilst reducing the impact on the world’s freshwater reserves....

What Happens to Your Empty Drinks Cans? *suitable for home teaching*

Using real data from CensusAtSchool 2000/2001, this resource explores issues around the disposal or recycling of the empty aluminium cans in schools. Students discuss the issue, calculate statistics, draw graphs and look further into what happens to empty cans in their own school. 

Product impacts: life cycle analysis

Produced by Practical Action, these materials help students to consider the impacts of a product through its whole life cycle. A presentation describes the concept of lifecycle analysis (LCA) and gives some examples. Students are then challenged to consider the life cycle of familiar products, from raw materials,...

Zone 10: Water is Life

This Crystal exhibition resource from Siemens focuses on the importance of water as a precious and finite resource. It explores solutions that increase access to drinkable water including rainwater harvesting, waste water recycling, desalination, stopping leaks, reducing water use and water management.

Water...

Biology to technology

In this biochemistry-based activity students consider why many industrial chemical reactions are being catalysed by enzymes. They find out about an important coenzyme, NADH and act in role as industrial chemists by evaluating the different ways of recycling it.

...

Healthy London -pressure on water supplies

As the London population has grown over time, pressure on water supplies has increased. This lesson, which sets the scene for the unit, considers changing sources of drinking water and the relationship that our domestic use of water has to the water cycle that students will have learned about in primary school....

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

This STEAM activity gives pupils the opportunity to explore recycling through the creation of paper planes. Pupils will draw on their knowledge of everyday materials and drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share ideas as well as learning about the work of a range of artists. In order to get the most out...

This is Engineering: Helping the environment

This video introduces the idea that engineers are working to save lives and save our planet. "Save energy, save materials, save lives. Some of the biggest challenges we face stem from how we interact with our environment, and engineering is at the heart of finding sustainable solutions. From renewable power...

Pages

View all publishers