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Material Selection for Sustainable Products

Material Selection for Sustainable Products

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.

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