Investigating the link between video games and the environment We (Christian & Damian) have been interested in video games for a long time and love playing them. When we were studying climate change intensively at school, we asked ourselves how … Continue reading Video games and the environment – How are they related?
In this article, we would like to present you our research about wind power in Switzerland. In addition, we collaborated with Sivani from Kerala (India) and she researched about wind power in India (see below). Very important and interesting questions … Continue reading Wind power in Switzerland and India
Introduction The tiny house movement (also known as the Tiny-house movement) is an architectural and social movement that advocates living simply in small homes. The small house movement has been gradually and consistently picking up steam for many environmentally and … Continue reading Tiny Houses – An Environmental Movement
Nowadays the non-renewable energy is getting narrow and we need to replace this energy source with renewable energy. This is how Rahel and I got our idea for our second project in T&U. We wanted to research how much energy … Continue reading Energy Sharing
Consumption of cars It is known that cars consume more than the manufacturers state. But how much more new cars consume is almost frightening. New cars consume on average about 40% more fuel than indicated. And since 2001 it’s getting … Continue reading Car Industry – Lies and Problems
Introduction The NEST (Next Evolution in Sustainable Building Technologies) is a research and innovation of the Empa (Swiss interdisciplinary research institute for materials science and technology development). We want to obtain closer information about the Nest, which is placed in … Continue reading The Nest – exploring the future of buildings
How we got to know about power-to-gas? We found out, that power-to-gas is an unknown “new” technology for energy storage. Our scientists are doing a lot of research to develop power-to-gas and now we wanted to know what is this … Continue reading How to store energy? Power-to-gas!
I’m currently in my last year of an apprenticeship at the company BELIMO Automation AG. I have liked the enterprise since I started working here because they have such a great work atmosphere and culture. I’m not obligated to wear … Continue reading How an industrial company can look after the 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
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 aren’t … 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
Is it possible to avoid using non-renewable Energy in the future? Ist es möglich, in Zukunft die Verwendung von nicht erneuerbaren Energien zu vermeiden? Refined Questions, Q11 1) How much energy do we have to replace when we reduce using … Continue reading Q11 – Substitution of Nuclear Energy
THE MOVEMENT GROUP CAN WE REUSE THE ENERGY WE PRODUCE WHILE DOING SPORTS? We have created a video which shows how much “energy” is produced while doing different sport arts and our interviewee tells us a little bit about this … Continue reading Q36 – Movement
Einleitung Wasserkraft ist die Grundlage unserer Stromversorgung in der Schweiz und deckt rund 56% des Strombedarfs ab. Die Schweiz gilt als Wasserschloss und bildet mit den … Continue reading Q22 – Wasserkraft in der Schweiz
In times, when society is faced with climate change, long-distance heating offers a chance to reduce all sources of pollutants and CO2 emissions. Due to … Continue reading Q68 – Long-Distance Heating
Geothermal Energy – Heat of the Earth During the construction of a geothermal heating, you drill a 50 to 400 m deep hole. You have to go that deep because down there there are no seasonal weather and temperature changes. … Continue reading Q71 – How can we use the Earth’s heat?
Raise your energy awareness: Take two pictures during your everyday life. Continue reading “Energy Pictures of Students’ Daily Life”
Sharpen your awareness of energy sources: What’s the energy source for heating your room? Inform yourself (ask your family, technical caretaker, etc.) and take a picture of: for example the heating (Heizung), boiler (Heizkessel), heating and oil storage room (Heizungsraum … Continue reading Students’ Heat Sources