Polymers All Around Us

Polymers All Around us, a K-12 Interactive Science Experience educates students on the roles that polymers play in our everyday lives, conveying the excitement of scientific investigation, and portraying a positive image of research. The campus's Materials Research Science and Engineering Center-supported graduate students visit primary and secondary schools to perform demonstrations that stress basic polymer principles as well as everyday applications.

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Program identifies community participants.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

July 9, 2013


United States

Program Director: 

Greg Dabkowski, MRSEC Outreach Coordinator

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Greg Dabkowski, MRSEC Outreach Coordinator

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College of Natural Sciences/Polymer Science and Engineering/Materials Research Science and Engineering Center

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