What is green chemistry?

ESL news-based lesson plan

Lesson Overview

ESL lesson on chemistry or the environment, students will learn about green chemistry. Green chemistry is the sustainable development of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use of hazardous compounds. It applies to a chemical product’s entire life cycle, including its design, manufacture, usage, and disposal. 

It focus on practicing key skills related to reading, speaking, collaboration and critical thinking.  You will need at least 90 minutes to complete this lesson, if used as a flipped ESL lesson. However, lesson can run up to 3 hours ( consider two  90-minute lessons or for university teachers adjust as needed).

While targeting intermediate and upper-intermediate language learners of English, it is highly adaptable as it have been purposely designed to faciliate mixed-levelled classes. This includes in a tertiary institution such as a university or within a professional environment, targeting professionals.

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