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Title: Material Selection for Sustainable Products PDF
Url: http://www.materialseducation.org/educators/mated-modules/docs/Materi...
Creator: Simoneau, Robert W.
Publisher: Edmonds Community College
Description: This learning module looks at materials selection from an eco-efficiency point of view. Students will learn the underlying causes of unsustainable practices, research how energy is used to create products and begin to examine the environmental impact of materials used.

This activity is intended for technical high school students, but may also be applicable for college classes. The lesson should take one class period. This document will serve as a framework for instructors and may be downloaded in PDF format.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Useful arts and applied science. Technology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Industrial efficiency. Industrial engineering
Social sciences -- Economic history and conditions -- Special topics, A-Z -- Environmental policy and economic development. Sustainable development
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Materials of engineering and construction -- Study and teaching
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Technical education. Technical schools
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Technical
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Tech prep
Key Concept: Ecology -- Sustainability
Manufacturing -- Composite materials
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2008
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Edmonds Community College
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-09-27 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-04-25 09:54:21 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: MatEd
Full Record Views: 57
Resource URL Clicks: 14
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