Acids and bases play a central role in chemical processes. Most industries use chemical processes to meet manufacturing needs. The processes, and the daily handling of the chemicals, require a deep knowledge and understanding of their properties, applications, and dangers. In this lesson, students will become familiar with the physical and chemical properties of acids and bases, as well as become familiar with how DuPont Fayetteville Works uses such substances for production and manufacturing purposes. Finally, students will learn about various legislative acts that protect the environment from the industrial use of potentially harmful substances.
Author: Carrie Brewington
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