Decide which energy transformations needed to produce everyday items are the most environmentally sustainable.
Energy transformations are involved in the lifespan of everyday items. After initially rating the energy transformations involved in the lifespan of a T-shirt, students analyze the environmental sustainability of the energy transformations of a selected product.
The energy transformations involved in the lifespan of a T-shirt could include:
Stage 1: Collection of resources
Stage 2: Production of product
Stage 3: Transportation
Stage 4: Selling/day-to-day use
Stage 4: Disposal
Assess students’ abilities to:
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