Penan – The indigenous tribe from Borneo Our world is big and there are many different people living on our planet. There are many different cultures and one of them are the Penan. An indigenous tribe from the island of … Continue reading Penan, who are they?
The war in Ukraine has been ongoing for over a year now. This conflict has claimed many lives, torn families apart, and destroyed cities and infrastructure. It raises the question: What are the less obvious problems arising from this war? … Continue reading Ecological impact through war in Ukraine
About animal welfare Animal welfare is an important topic today. In this article we focus on livestock farming (Nutztierhaltung). A farm animal is an animal that is used economically by humans because of certain abilities or for aesthetic reasons. The … Continue reading Animal protection is education to humanity
Research Question: What is “apple leather” and how is it produced? My goal is to show other people that there are alternatives to conventional leather and they can even be vegan, recyclable, sustainable and better for the environment. What is apple … Continue reading Production of AppleSkin
About our project As part of our project work, we would like to find out how much energy is needed in ski resorts for artificial snow. In addition, we compared and studied artificial snow with natural snow. General informations Every … Continue reading Our Future with Artificial Snow
CO2 emissions are a constant topic of conversation in our day and age. As a society, we know that we must reduce our CO2 emissions, and that we have to do it quickly. But how can that be achieved? We … Continue reading Reducing daily CO2 emissions
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
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
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”
Introduction We want to show our population that solar energy is our future. Where are the advantages or disadvantages? What do you need for building a solar construction? Will the usage of solar energy increase in the future? Solar energy … Continue reading Q51 – Why don’t we all use Solar Energy?
Introduction In our project we want to find out the differences between organic products and regular products. Our main questions are: how much energy does the production of organic products and regular products require? What’s the difference between organic products … Continue reading Q67 – How much energy is embedded in agricultural products?
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
Questions A) How does an electric car work? B) How long does it take you to charge an electric car and how much km can you … Continue reading Q70 – Electric Car’s Power
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
Introduction For our project in Technology & Environment we focused on the topic of Electric Cars. We’ve made some interviews, test drives and a short video clip. Our goal was to find out how an Electric Car works and figure … Continue reading Q50 – Driving an Electric Car
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