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Theme: Recycling Household waste
Topic: Recycling Household waste (Estimated time 30min)
Activity: Good for GCSE of all abilities with nice physics applications for Newton’s Laws and Principles of Ferromagnetism. Class discussion of Recycling.
- Alison Fare takes us on a tour the Manchester Recovery Facility. The physics of ferromagnetism are introduced and then applied to the separation of aluminum cans.
- The slides also discuss Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle.
- There is a discussion of the energy involved in recycling aluminum and glass with some challenging calculation.
Video: An interactive video 12.11