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Green Organic Chemistry in Lecture and Laboratory

1st Edition

Edited by Andrew P. Dicks

CRC Press

298 pages

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Description

The last decade has seen a huge interest in green organic chemistry, particularly as chemical educators look to "green" their undergraduate curricula. Detailing published laboratory experiments and proven case studies, this book discusses concrete examples of green organic chemistry teaching approaches from both lecture/seminar and practical perspe

Table of Contents

Introduction to Teaching Green Organic Chemistry. Green Organic Chemistry Lecture Case-Studies. Elimination of Solvents in the Undergraduate Organic Laboratory. Organic Reactions under Aqueous Conditions. Organic Reactions in Greener Non-Aqueous Media. Using More Environmentally-Friendly Organic Reagents. Green Organic Reactions under Microwave Heating.

About the Editor

Andrew P. Dicks (Andy) joined the University of Toronto Chemistry Department in 1997. Following promotion in 2006, he became Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies for two years and developed an ongoing interest in improving the student experience in his department. He has won several pedagogical awards, including the University of Toronto President's Teaching Award, the Canadian Institute of Chemistry National Award for Chemical Education, and most recently a 2011 American Chemical Society-Committee on Environmental Improvement Award for Incorporating Sustainability into Chemistry Education. His work has lead to over twenty peer-reviewed publications in the chemical education literature.

Dr. Dicks' research interests are within the field of undergraduate education, currently with specific emphasis on designing new microscale and semi-microscale green organic laboratory experiments.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013040
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Organic
SCI013060
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General