Integrating Green Chemistry and Sustainability into Chemistry Education
Category:
Symposium

This symposium will highlight the incorporation of green chemistry and sustainability principles throughout the chemistry curriculum as well as through co-curricular activities such as clubs, organizations and service-learning opportunities. The focus will be on green chemistry and sustainability materials and models rooted in the Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry that are designed to educate high school, community college, four year college and graduate students. These materials will include classroom teaching modules/courses, learning methods, educational research, laboratory experiments and experiences, the integration of toxicology into the chemistry curriculum, and the use of systems thinking.

Audience:
High School
Undergraduate Education
Graduate Education
Theme:
Curriculum and Cognition
Cross-cutting Thread(s):
Laboratory
Classroom
Sustainability/Green Chemistry