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Working with our environment: an introduction
Global warming: are we responsible? Is our environmental impact damaging the planet? This free course, Working with our environment: an introduction, examines the use of ozone-depleting technology, the impact of fossil fuel use and explores how the development of technology can influence the direction of a society. From the Industrial Revolution to the present day, find out how we have changed the planet.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- demonstrate an awareness of different ways in which our use of technology can affect the environment
- demonstrate a set of skills in reading and interpreting texts and diagrams containing some technical descriptions.
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 Introductory advice
- 2 The world we live in
- 3 Case study 1: Refrigerators and the ozone layer
- 4 Case study 2: Refrigerators and climate change
- 5 Case study 3: Some early uses of refrigeration
- 6 Finding a balance
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11 hours study
Level 1: Introductory
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