miércoles, 16 de febrero de 2011

THE STORY OF STUFF- LA HISTORIA DE LAS COSAS

Do you know where our stuff comes from? Please, watch this videos and answer the questions.






  1. What's the meaning of:
  • Stuff
  • Environment
  • Earth
  • Trash
  • Toxic
  • Run out of
  • Chop down
  • Natural resources
  • Human beings
  • Mining
  • Hauling
  • Per cent
  • Waterways
  • Population
  • Waste
  • Third World
  • Chemicals
  • Synthetic
  • Health
  • Expose
  • Impact
  • Flame retardants
  • Neurotoxin
  • Appliance
  • Food chain
  • Human breast milk
  • Breastfeeding
  • Factory
  • Overseas
  • Pollution
  • Petroleum
  • Plastic
  • Metal
  • Asthma
  • Cancer rates
  • Disposable
  • Coltan
  • Consumers
  • Goods
  • Sustainability
  • Obsolescence
  • Dump
  • Garbage
  • Climate
  • Dioxin
  • Sources
  • Labour rights
  •  Renewable energy
  • Poison
  • Atmosphere
  • Poisonous

  1. Can you explain what the extraction is according with the video? What are the problems?
  2. Can you explain what the production is according with the video? What are the problems?
  3. Can you explain what the distribution is according with the video? What are the problems?
  4. Can you explain what the comsumption is according with the video? What are the problems?
  5. Can you explain what the disposal is according with the video? What are the problems?
  6. Are these steps in the life of a product adequate nowadays?
  7. Can we do it in another way?
  8. What's green chemistry?
  9. What have you learnt about this video?
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