Title: Waste and Tinker Toys Atom Economy
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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