Lesson Plan

E-Factor: Environmental Impact Factor

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This E-Factor: Environmental Impact Factor lesson plan also includes:

Explore how chemical processes reduce production waste. The 19th activity in a 24-part series has learners explore the impact of green chemistry techniques on waste in production scenarios. They consider petrochemicals, bulk chemicals, fine chemicals, and pharmaceuticals. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Invite a waste management worker to discuss local practices
  • Practice calculating e-factors using whiteboards as a quick understanding check
Classroom Considerations
  • Allow time to gather and prepare materials
  • Includes a teacher guide with specific instructions
  • Creates a valid model through the use of M&M'S®
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