Eichornia Crassipes as Handicraft Materials and Energy Sources

Dindin Nasrudin, Chaerul Rochman, Ahmad Abtokhi, Iwan Permana Suwarna, Melati Fauziah
2021 Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Social Science (ICONETOS 2020)   unpublished
The existence of Eichornia crassipes plants is often regarded as a weed that can damage the aquatic environment. However, at this time, Eichornia crassipes can be made into handicraft materials and briquettes. This paper wants to reveal the physical concepts that exist in the process of making handicrafts and briquettes made from Eichornia crassipes. This research is a field study using observation, interviews and reinforced with literature studies. The results showed several physical concepts
more » ... physical concepts that can be revealed in making handicrafts and briquettes made from Eichornia crassipes, such as temperature, heat radiation, mechanical advantage. The process of making handicrafts and briquettes from Eichornia crassipes can be used as a source of contextual physics learning during the covid-19 pandemic.
doi:10.2991/assehr.k.210421.066 fatcat:an7dptl3dvcl5bw2jlqfa225re