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Landmark Lesson Plan

In addition to ChemMatters (currently preparing its October issue), ACS provides a number of other educational resources for teachers including Landmark Lesson Plans. Here’s one on inventor Norbert Rillieux, who revolutionized the processing of sugar from sugar cane.

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Take a look at the ingredients in your next meal. To make sugar, condensed milk, and freeze-dried products, the food industry relies on an evaporation process invented in the 1800s by Norbert Rillieux.
For more information and a complete lesson plan, visit the ACS’ Chemical Landmarks website.


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