Sustainable STEM Curriculum 

Phytoremdiation and Green Chemistry- Science Done Sustainably .docx

Phytoremediation and Green Chemistry - Demonstration Lesson Plan

Phytoremediation is a valuable technique in the field of green chemistry, which focuses on developing environmentally friendly solutions to address pollution and promote sustainability. Green chemistry principles aim to minimize the use of hazardous substances, reduce waste generation, and design processes that are efficient and sustainable. Phytoremediation aligns with these principles by offering a natural and sustainable approach to environmental remediation, reducing the need for harsh chemicals and minimizing the impact on ecosystems. This curriculum aims to explore the connection between phytoremediation and green chemistry.

Exploring Sustainable Innovations in Fabric Production with Genomatica.docx

Exploring Sustainable Innovations in Fabric Production with Genomatica

Exploring sustainable fabrics is integral to sustainable science education because it offers a tangible, interdisciplinary, and relevant context for learning about sustainability concepts, environmental impacts, and the potential for innovation. Genomatica is at the forefront of the industry with it’s biobased materials. This lesson explores the different types of fabrics and their impact on the environment. 

Sustainable Energy Storage with Boulder Ionics.docx

Sustainable Energy Storage with Boulder Ionics

Boulder Ionics contributes to greener battery technology by incorporating ionic liquids into their battery designs. Ionic liquids are unique materials with excellent electrical conductivity and reduced environmental impact. These liquids replace traditional organic solvents and electrolytes, which can be harmful to the environment. By using ionic liquids, Boulder Ionics enhances the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of their batteries, making them an eco-friendly choice for energy storage solutions. Students will explore the significance of these innovations during the lesson.

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