Learn about green chemistry and its real-world applications with this exciting new game from the Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence at the University of York . Green Tycoon is an interactive idle clicker learning tool, that will have you playing, and learning, on the go!
After purchasing a wasteful and polluting factory you will need to apply your knowledge of green chemistry to make your process profitable once again. Upgrade your factory infrastructure, transport links, oil refinery and chemical processes to earn money and unlock more upgrades. Keep your delivery truck moving regularly, and reinforce your knowledge with the built-in quiz, to ensure a healthy bank balance with which to reinvest in your process.
Green Tycoon is aimed at pre-university/first year undergraduates but is suitable for anyone with a desire to learn more about this increasingly essential area of science.
-Define the 12 principles of chemistry and key equations related to their application
-Understand and apply the 12 principles of green chemistry to industrial processes
-Understand the impact of vehicle transport on emissions and atmospheric chemistry
-Considering the system as a whole, understand the real-world decision making associated with industrial processes
-Revise green chemistry content through game-based learning