Dr. Amy Cannon, "Techniques and resources for adopting Green Chemistry theory and practice in K-12 through higher education programs"


Amy S. Cannon, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Beyond Benign
Thursday, January 21st, 2016
14:00 - 15:30 Education Building, Room 216 3700 McTavish Street

This presentation will discuss techniques and resources for adopting green chemistry throughout our educational systems and highlight Beyond Benign's K-12 and higher education programs that are aimed at transforming chemistry education. K-12 programs include curriculum design and professional development for middle school and high school teachers, along with a green chemistry college student ambassador program. Higher education programs include the Green Chemistry Commitment, a voluntary, flexible framework for chemistry departments to adopt green chemistry theory and practice. The Commitment aims to transform chemistry education in higher education to arm students with the skills and knowledge to design safer, more sustainable products and processes.

This event is free of charge and open to the McGill community. See registration information below.

Contact Information

jacqueline.farrell [at] mcgill.ca