Electric Vehicles: The Whole Story

  • Cool+
  • Secondary
  • Year 9 - 10
  • Technology
  • Design and Technologies
  • Environmental
  • Energy
  • Sustainability
  • Economic
  • Design Thinking
  • Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
  • Technology
  • ...

Presentation summary

Electric vehicles are touted as an essential technology in meeting the challenge of climate change. And while this might be true, electric vehicles also come with other high environmental and social costs. This includes the devastating consequences of mining and processing the lithium and cobalt required for the batteries of electric vehicles.

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  • Analyse how people in design and technologies occupations consider ethical, security and sustainability factors to innovate and improve products, services and environments (AC9TDE10K01)

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