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Agricultural Applications in Green Chemistry
Grade Level: Post-Secondary
Type: BiblioResources (Books) - Manual/Handbook
Summary: Nonfiction

Author William M. Nelson

ISBN 0-8412-3828-6

Explore how environmentally friendly chemistry can be applied to agriculture is the subject of a new book edited by Dr. William Nelson of the Illinois Waste Management and Researc...

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Biochemical Toxicology of Insecticides: The Road Towards Reduced-Risk Insecticides
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Classroom Materials - Experiment - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours
Summary: This module is intended primarily for use in an upper level undergraduate course in biochemical toxicology although it may also be applicable to upper level courses in biochemistry, environmental science, and biology. It is assumed that the students have ha...
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Green Module for Chemical Toxicology: Biochemical Toxicology of Insecticides The Road Towards Reduced-Risk Insecticides
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Article/Report - Classroom Materials - Language Options - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours
Summary: This module is intended primarily for use in an upper level undergraduate course in biochemical toxicology although it may also be applicable to upper level courses in biochemistry, environmental science, and biology. It is assumed that the students have had...
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Green Module for Environmental Chemistry: Antifoulants
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Article/Report - Classroom Materials - Language Options - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours
Summary: This module is primarily adapted for use in an Environmental Chemistry course. In addition this module may also be of interest in Freshman Chemistry (half-life, solubility and concentration units), Biochemistry (biodegradation) and Toxicology (acute toxicity,...
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How to make biodiesel
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Article/Report - Classroom Materials
Summary: Description of the "simple" process of making biodiesel fuel.
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Is Organic Food Worth the Extra Cost?
Grade Level: High School
Type: Article/Report - Classroom Materials
Summary: Students calculate the amount of pesticide residue in selected foods for two pesticides and determine if these levels are safe. Then they read an article about a research study looking for metabolites of these pesticides in children. Finally, they use this i...
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Soybean Methyl Ester Formula and Molecular Weight
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Average molecular weight of soybean oil methyl esters fo reach of the component esters.
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Testing for Chemicals in Soils
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Materials - Experiment
Summary: Use sight, touch and chemical test kit to evaluate and classify soil types.
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