HSC Outcome 2.2: Evaluates the impact of design and innovation on society and the environment.
1. The Renewable Energy section of CSIRO provides the most current information regarding research and implementation of renewable energy strategies in Australia.
Learn about these by clicking on each of the example
2. Explore the benefits of the Zero Emissions House on the CSIRO website. Create a mind- map using Word 2007 to outline the benefits of this technology on the environment. See the example below to get you started.
3. Read the Greenhouse Effect document and answer the following questions.
a. Describe in your own words what is meant by the greenhouse effect.
b. If there is a naturally occurring greenhouse effect, why is there a problem today?
c. What gases are associated with the greenhouse effect?
d. How do we generate greenhouse gases in our society?
e. How can the designer contribute to a reduction in the greenhouse effect