EVERYTHING IS MATERIAL - MATERIAL IS EVERYTHING

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  • DURATION
    6 HOURS
  • SUBJECT AREA
    Climate Transition
  • COURSE LEVEL
    First Cycle
  • CREDITS
    0.0 HP
  • INSTITUTIONS
    Luleå University of Technology
    Open for the Climate
  • STUDY TYPE
    MOOC
  • START DATE
    2022-12-05

Applications 2022-12-05

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Materials are all around us, in your house, in your phone and in the air you breathe. But what is material and why is it so important? Right now, the green transition is underway, but how do we create a more sustainable world - from raw material to product? It's all about materials. How does material feel? How are materials chosen? What are the materials of the future? Join us and discover our world of materials!


The course contains
In this course we go through the basics of what materials are and why they are so important. You get to discover materials, get to know materials and be inspired by the materials of the future.

The following areas are included in the course:

  • What is material?
  • How does material feel?
  • How are materials chosen?
  • How are materials recycled?
  • What are the materials of the future?


You will learn
At the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Discover and reflect on the world and meaning of materials
  • Get a feel for different materials
  • Discover and analyze materials in your vicinity
  • Understand that different materials are chosen based on the area of use
  • Understand and reflect on the possibilities of materials and their role in the green transition


Who is the course for?
This is a course suitable for EVERYONE who is curious about the materials in their surroundings, regardless of background and age. The course requires no prior knowledge. It is for those of you who have an interest in a sustainable future and who wonder what role materials have in the green transition.

The course is given in Swedish.

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