This Science upd8 activity illustrates practical applications of classroom science in the context of using sustainable building materials, and highlights several related various career routes.
Students become members of a consultancy firm which specialises in sustainable building projects. They have to use their knowledge of materials and physical processes to explain and justify a range of different and alternative building techniques.
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