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Title: Waste and Tinker Toys Atom Economy

URL: http://www.greeningschools.org/docs/WasteandTinkerToysAtomEconomy.pdf

Abstract: This is an experiment using Green Chemistry principles that explores the idea of atom economy, or avoiding wastes by incorporating as much of the starting materials into the desired product as possible; relates the Law of Conservation of Matter to the idea of "wastes;" and discusses a real world applicaitn of atom economy.

Source: Illinois Waste Management and Research Center

Date of Publication: July 2004

Resource Type: Classroom Lessons - Experiment

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