What really happens to the plastic you throw away - Emma Bryce We’ve all been told that we should recycle plastic bottles and containers. But what actually happens to the plastic if we just throw it away?
The Future of... PackagingHave you ever wondered what happens to the on-farm waste from our food crops? It's not all left to rot into the soil. Watch as an innovative farmer joins forces with a clever engineer to turn farm waste into a new product with unique properties.
How Products Are Made explains and details the manufacturing process of a wide variety of products, from daily household items to complicated electronic equipment and heavy machinery. The site provides step by step descriptions of the assembly and the manufacturing process (complemented with illustrations and diagrams)
Rationale Many of the foods available in supermarkets and restaurants are purchased and consumed without thought for the systems involved in growing, harvesting, processing and delivering them to our homes. This unit of work guides students through the processes involved in a range of dairy products with a focus on systems and an underlying message about developments in the dairy industry as a result of scientific and technological endeavour.