Toolkits

Toolkits

Toolkit Target age (years) Learning objectives Type of activity Subjects
Bioethanol from waste paper 14+ - Being aware of global warming
- What is bioethanol and how to produce ethanol from waste paper
- The preciousness of waste and how it can become a resource
Laboratory experiment in which waste paper will be safely transformed into ethanol and then tested via an ethanol sensor or dye > Ecology
> Biology
> Chemistry
Modern devices – Yes please! What about mining? 14+ - Becoming aware that everything around us is made of raw materials
- Realizing that Europe is highly dependent on global production of raw material
- Analyzing the impact of circular economy strategies in the field of raw materials on a company
Information and materials to kick-start a classroom discussion about what we use raw materials for, what items require them and whether these materials are found in Europe > Geography
> Technology
> Social sciences
> Economics
> Politics
Phosphorus Recovery from Wastewater 15+ - Knowing about the recycling of P from wastewaters to reduce the exploitation of natural resources
- Learning how wastewaters are a poweful nutrient resource for agriculture and the the environment
Laboratory activity planned in one part as theoretical training under the guidance of the teacher and two parts as practical activities performed by the students themselves > Ecology
> Agriculture
> Biology
> Chemistry
> Economics
> Physics
> Technology
Renewable keratin wastes for use in metal mining 16+ - Knowing the structure of wool fibers and the characteristics of proteins (keratin in particular)
- Learning techniques for keratin extraction and for identifying the presence of a protein in a solution
- Knowing the main techniques for recycling wool
Five laboratory activities related to the extraction of keratin from wool waste, its identification and its use, supported by many tutorial videos and an in-depth dossier > Chemistry
> Biology
> Economics
> Ecology
> History