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Chemistry: I. Chemistry & Environment


Topics and questions to consider while researching:

  • Toxic waste (nuclear plants, refineries) vs benefits of natural energy
  • Solid waste as an environmental issue
  • The effectiveness vs non-effectiveness of recycling 
  • Issues surrounding landfills (methane emissions, land space, etc.)
  • Issues related to energy consumption
  • Lifestyle factors that create a carbon footprint
  • Organic vs. pesticide farming
  • What are the key contributors to climate change?
  • Why is the ozone layer in jeopardy?



Currated Resources: Solid Waste

Currated Resources: Carbon Footprint

Currated Resources: Fossil Fuels vs Green Energy