Green Design Apprenticeship: Day 1 Life Cycle Assessment
Students are introduced to the concept of life cycle "thinking" via the materials and energy flows required to produce common beverage containers.
Below is an example schedule of day one.
|Start Time||Time Alotted||Topic|
|15 min||Initial Conceptions/Survey|
|9:30||15 min||Introduction to the program / department / Green Design|
|15 min||LCA Introduction / Product life cycle mapping example|
|10:00||45 min||Product life cycle mapping exercise (5 minute intro, 5 minutes at each of 5 stations)|
|10:45||1 hour||Extended research and mapping and small group discussions with CEE professors|
|12:30||20 min||Revise Posters|
|1:00||50 min||Present posters and discuss|
|1:50||15 min||Discussion on LCA|
|2:15||10 min||Student Feedback Questions|