We want to show people that green buildings are a service to our urban environment. Leaves and branches act as natural dust filters for the city air. Green roofs are therefore a real contribution to ecological building. People should not … Continue reading Green Roofs – lively green instead of dull gravel
Introduction The tiny house movement (also known as the “small 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 … Continue reading Tiny Houses – An Environmental Movement
Introduction The idea for this project is to look more deeply into the issue to find out what can be done about the reduction of CO2 in the city of Zurich and where the strengths and weaknesses of the different … Continue reading City Traffic in Zurich
Introduction Organic farming is something that we have all heard of thousands of times. But what really is it? Does it help the environment? Is it efficient? Can it bring us more yield; if more research were to be done … Continue reading Organic Farming in Kerala
Hi everyone! Being an Indian, attending Indian weddings is common, for each relative gets married at some point, and organize a grand celebration for the same. The best things there are the celebration of cultures, love between people, and the … Continue reading Food Wastage in Indian Weddings
Hello everyone! We had many questions about this theme, like What is Stubble? What is stubble burning? Why are these stubbles being burnt? What are the effects of burning stubble? What we can do as citizens? What are the other … Continue reading Stubble Burning and Air Pollution in Delhi
Hello everyone, For our project we chose the topic “Junk Food” as junk food has become a crucial part in daily life. We had a lot of questions about this topic. Firstly, what is junk food? Why is the junk … Continue reading Junk food and the Consumer Blame Game
In the name of our Technology and Environment classes we had to think about a topic which includes the environment and food and make an article about it. We are Loris Hitz and Jeffrey Medina and our goal is to … Continue reading Airplane Food facts
The students’ teams present their project, both as an audio or video pitch and a written report created during the language exchange weeks in Bournemouth. Contents of the 9 teams’ contributions 1. Is it necessary to kill badgers to stop … Continue reading The Bournemouth Showcase!
Our climate is changing. This is something we can’t deny. The icecaps are melting, the sea level is rising, some animal/plant species are disappearing, … Therefore, we should study and try to prevent the causes of global warming. The main … Continue reading The Mystery of Kalmthoutse Heide
Dear audience, We have written an article about the City Park in Antwerp (google.be/maps). Our question was whether an urban environment would have an influence on the park’s vegetation or not. The City Park, officially called the ‘Stadspark’, lays very … Continue reading Antwerp’s City Park
It is a common fact, that the future of individual mobility will tend away from fossil fuels to more sustainable technologies. But which one can replace the existing technology while being used in the same widespread scale? Purely electric cars … Continue reading Future Mobility
Forests and their impact on our environment We can find forests all over the world, unfortunately not so many as in the past. Our forests are threatened worldwide and need our help to be protected. The deforestation (=Abholzung) and the … Continue reading Forests – why are they so important for us?
Hello everyone, We would like to introduce you to our project about doing sports and saving energy at the same time. In this decade it has become a huge trend for people all over the world to visit a fitness-center … Continue reading Doing sports in an energy-efficient way
That we are in the middle of the climate change is no secret. The news all over the world are filled with headlines which tell us that we are not looking into a bright future but what does this mean … Continue reading How can plants survive in the climate change?
Hello everyone, For our project befter (before & after the experience) we chose the topic chicken consumption. We had a lot of questions about this theme, like how much chicken meat does our society consume daily? How do the chickens … Continue reading Chicken consumption
In the name of our Technology and Environment classes we had to think about an issue which troubles the environment and how we could solve or improve it. We are Jeffrey Medina and Mark Mocan and our goal is to … Continue reading What are the true costs of an unsustainable flight?
Dear Audience, We chose the topic “dry slag processing“, which means the process of the materials which were not burnable and came again out of the … Continue reading What happens during the DRY SLAG process?
Hi there, We, Jessica Züger and Dominique Baumann, present you our findings about the theme long bright and short dark days. The idea came us during our summer holidays. We spent our summer holidays in Scandinavia. Introduction When we were … Continue reading The lighting conditions in the North
Hey guys, today you will read about our experience and what we found out with our project! Below you can see all the tasks and things … Continue reading Biodiversity – The importance of nature for ours all future
Our thoughts before the project Two of our group members didn’t know much about cables. We had no idea how important cables are for our lives and where they are used. We decided that we make our project about the … Continue reading The lifecycle of a railway cable
Hello everybody, For our Projectino Befter we chose the topic Upcycling Fashion. We wanted to know how sustainable clothing is made. We contacted Karin from Animazul … Continue reading Is Upcycling Fashion Fashionable?
Hi everyone, This is our finished befter projectino (befter – before & after the experience) about Electric cars. We chose this topic because we believe electric cars will play a huge part in our future and therefore wanted to know … Continue reading Overview of electric cars and personal experience
Hi there, Here is our Befter project. Our project begins with two steps. The first step is what we would like to know about it and … Continue reading What are the standards for Swiss organic meat? Are those better than in the EU?
4Ocean Today we want to show you how much plastic is swimming in the ocean and how ugly and unclean the coastlines are. We’re going to tell you what a single person can do to help clean the ocean. We … Continue reading Help Clean the Ocean and Coastlines
Our vision of this project Our idea was to interview a person who works at “Julius und Bär” (main sponsor of the Formula E car race … Continue reading Formula E Car: How fast can you go?
First thoughts For our Projectino Befter, we would like to know more about, what happened with the food that has expired, who decides the best before date. Until now we know: You can eat it safely after their best-before dates … Continue reading Best before, not deadly from
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
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.