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Criation of an undergraduate course, "Introduction to Green Chemistry", focused on the following topics:

  • Historical evolution of Green Chemistry;
  • The principles of Green Chemistry
  • Case studies focused on the application of Green Chemistry in various sectors such as industrial, academic and basic education;
  • Planning, application and analysis of a project that incorporates the Green Chemistry principles.

 

"Biocatalysis: Fundamentals and Aspects of Green Chemistry", the competences to be developed are:

  • Gain insight into the potential of enzymes to produce organic molecules;
  • Enzymes selection and (high-throughput) screening strategies;
  • Understanding of chirotechnology and their use especially in the fine chemicals and pharmaceutical industry;
  • Knowledge about the advantages and disadvantages of using bio-renewables in production processes;
  • Ability to judge novel processes, on their merit in terms of sustainability metrics

 

Regional Chemistry Olympics 

  • The Regional Chemistry Olympiad in its 15th edition looks to students from high schools. The chosen theme for this year is Green Chemistry

 

Chemistry Department - Open doors

  • Guided tour to the Chemistry Department, with a lecture and demonstration of experiments. The lecture looks to advertise the Department of Chemistry and to explain better about the courses that we offer, our research and developed and demonstrated to the public how chemistry is present in everyone's daily life. 

 

USP and the professions

  • Guided tour to the Chemistry Department, with a lecture and demonstration of experiments. The lecture looks to advertise the Department of Chemistry and to explain better about the courses that we offer in USP - Ribeirão Preto.

 

Interative CEIQ 

  • CEIQ's interactive space is focused in exploration of innovative technologies in chemistry education. It works with touchscreen TVs, tablets, interactive games and experiments that students can interact with assistance from our guides, as well as the interactive periodic table, curiosity boxes and other study models.

 

AVATAR Project

  • Created to the students of Elementary School and consists of a guided tour to the Department of Chemistry where experiments are carried out on basic topics of Chemistry addressed in the science classes, instigating the curiosity and interest of the students.

 

 

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