This post is from my notes for the first week of lecture in Wheels of Metals: Urban Mining for a Circular Economy on Coursera, and it highlights—for common metals (iron, copper, aluminum)—useful properties that makes the metal attractive for applications, what applications the metal is used in, where and how the metal is mined, how the metal is processed, and how it is recycled. Read more
Life cycles of common metals
Cortney Education, Science & Technology, Society & Culture + coursera, metals, recycling
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Fall 2014 earth science Coursera courses
Cortney Education + continuing education, coursera
It's a great semester for continuing education in the earth sciences at Coursera!