The new JV InvenTeam Green Chemistry Activity Guide will encourage students to use green chemistry principles to invent bioplastics. Students will learn how chemists can apply green chemistry principles to invent products and materials that reduce harmful impacts on humans and the environment. Educators and students will be lead through a 7-part project to explore sustainable invention.
- Invention Introduction
- Inventing for a Sustainable Future
- Reuse and Explore
- Experimenting with Bioplastics
- Optimizing our Bioplastic Inventions
- Communicating Green Chemistry Ideas
Sneak Peek Game
Click here to play Sustainable Starters a virtual game matching renewable materials with real-world innovations. For educators click here for a more detailed Sustainable Starter Outreach Activity. For a preview of the supplies needed for the guide, download the Materials List.
Purchasing the Invention Kit:
The invention kit is designed for 20 students and two educators, and contains most materials and tools. Kits may only be purchased with a credit card. Purchase orders unfortunately cannot be accepted at this time. Invention kit costs do not include shipping. Shipping costs from our east coast distributor for each JV InvenTeam kit range between $20 and $120 depending on location and kit. Instructions for ordering the kits is here.
Students Invent Green
Hear from Energy Institute High School student Ben Barnes and teacher Loren Kristick share what they thought about learning how to invent green in their science class! This video was featured at the NOBECChE 2020 Conference, check it out below:
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