“Students in the classroom today are tomorrow’s politicians and tomorrow’s leaders and tomorrow’s scientists and tomorrow’s consumers and what we teach them is gonna have impact that is just exponential for the future of society.” Dr. John Warner, Beyond Benign.
Hear about how four Minnesota colleges are incorporating green chemistry into the classroom through EPA funded “Green Chemistry and Design College Curriculum Grant Projects.”
Discussion will include project successes, challenges faced, and plans for integrating this curriculum into course work as well as time for Q and A.
- University of Minnesota – Duluth, Green Chemistry Initiative, Brian Gute
- University of St Catherine, Green Chemistry Metrics for Choosing a Reaction — Incorporation of Independent Green Chemistry Student Assessments in Organic Chemistry Lab and an Introduction to Green Chemistry in General Chemistry Labs, James Wollack
- University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, A Renewable Resource Polymer Experiment for the Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratory, Jane Wissinger
- Winona State University, Biodegradable Polymers in the Chemistry and Engineering Curriculum — An Application of the Principles of Green Chemistry and Engineering, Jeanne Franz and Maryam Eslamloo-Grami