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
What is a Bottle Brick and what is it‘s function? Bottle Bricks are a simple and accessible technology that can transform everyday plastic materials into a useful building material. Plastic bottles are stuffed full of trash until they are as … Continue reading Bottle Bricks – a useful building material
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
Objective: We have made it our mission to bring green roofs closer to the next generation by building miniature green roof models and conduct an interview with an expert for constructive feedback. What are green roofs and why are they … Continue reading Green Roofs: The Return of Nature to the City
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
Each of us had already had something to do with fashion in some way for example shopping or just looking at fashion posts. What about Fast-Fashion though, ever heard of it? Chances that the term is foreign to you are … Continue reading Fast-Fashion
As we’ve always been interested in knowing how much of a problem our consumption of plastic is for our environment, we decided on doing this project about the plastic pollution going on in Switzerland compared to Hawaii. More precisely, this … Continue reading Plastic Pollution
For our project, we focused on electric cars, especially Tesla. We have made interviews with Tesla owners and test drives. Our goal was to interview people that lived in Portugal and Kosovo and compare their experiences with electric cars. Finally, … Continue reading Tesla in Kosovo, Portugal and Switzerland
Solid waste management has always been an issue for developing countries. With urban India generating 62 million tonnes of waste (MSW) annually it is of no surprise that many Indian roads and streets have become the dumping grounds. It has … Continue reading Biopods: Affordable and efficient method to dispose waste
Hi guys Iain and I wanted to find out more about the lifecycle of a PET bottle. We wanted to inform ourselves about the recycling process of all those plastic bottles. We created a video for our project to show … Continue reading What happens with a plastic bottle after it’s thrown into the recycling bin?
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!
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
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!
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
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
3 bicycle scenarios Our scenario is how to protect the environment through riding a bike in different ways. Furthermore, it is also positive for the humans’ health. They are more motivated for the movement when they safe money. No one … Continue reading Protecting nature by bike
Introduction Water is the beginning of life. Especially sweet water, which makes our planet so unique. Life is only possible with its existence and we couldn’t survive without. Only three percent of the water on earth is sweet water (or … Continue reading Water Pollution
Introduction The conditions that sadly still exist in developing and emerging countries in the 21st century are repulsive. There are to this day plenty of workers that receive despite their hard work a salary that just isn’t fair. That made … Continue reading Buy Fair, Be Fair – Fair trade
What’s up coffee Lovers? In our T&U class, we decided to take “Coffee Capsules” as our website project subject. We specialized our project on Nespresso coffee capsules, because Nespresso is one of the leading coffee brands and also owned by … Continue reading What’s behind the coffee capsule?
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?
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
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 mineral … 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
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!
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
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
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
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