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12 Principles of Green Chemistry

12 Principles of Green Chemistry
Green Chemistry Education Manager | MilliporeSigma
Learning Objets
This is a poster of the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry. The poster can be printed out in varying sizes and is designed to be used as a teaching tool in a classroom, laboratory or manufacturing setting.

Please select the file below based on your audience location. For those in North America please use the MilliporeSigma file, for those outside North America please use the international Merck file.

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Object Type
Lecture or course slides/notes (e.g., PPT, Prezi, PDF)
Middle School
High School (Secondary School)
Introductory Undergraduate
Upper/Advanced Undergraduate
Graduate or Professional Training (e.g., Postdoctoral Fellows, Early-Career Professionals)
Other Faculty Educators/Teachers
Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S)
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Green Chemistry Principles
Waste Prevention
Atom Economy
Less Hazardous Chemical Syntheses
Designing Safer Chemicals
Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries
Design for Energy Efficiency
Use of Renewable Feedstocks
Reduce Derivatives
Design for Degradation
Real-Time Pollution Prevention
Safer Chemistry for Accident Prevention
U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Good Health and Well-Being
Quality Education
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Learning Goals/Student Objectives
Students will be able to identify which principle applies to a chemical process/reaction.
Common pedagogies covered
Blended learning
Collaborative/cooperative learning
Hands-on learning
Problem-based learning
Student-centered learning

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