Green Chemistry Education Network
This forum is a place for people to ask others for suggestions on labs that they are modifying, to mention tweaks towards green chemistry principles in labs that are currently in use and to mention labs that have been adopted as replacements
Latest Activity: Aug 5
I'd rather not use mercury compounds in the classroom anymore, especially ones that I have to make! Does anyone know of an alternative to test for ammonia that I previously used Nessler's Reagent…Continue
Started by Audrey Thornburg. Last reply by Amy Cannon Dec 13, 2013.
Flinn scientific catalog mentioned that one could switch from concentrated to 6M nitric acid to oxidize copper in the first reaction of the copper to copper lab (aka sequence of chemical reactions,…Continue
Started by Saskia van Bergen. Last reply by Amy Cannon Jul 25, 2013.
In one of our intro organic/Biochem labs, the students use a 2% potassium dichromate solution to distinguish between alcohols. Does anyone use an alternative?Thanks.Continue
Started by Saskia van Bergen. Last reply by Amy Cannon Jun 11, 2013.