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Polymers All Around Us

Polymers All Around Us

Target Audience: 5th – 12th grade teachers

Polymers are chemicals found almost everywhere in nature. Some are even made in factories! In this exciting hands-on workshop, you will explore the types and the physical and chemical properties of several everyday polymers. Be prepared for some surprises!

Hear what a former class had to say about Polymers All Around Us!

Meet your Instructor

Meet your Instructor

Dr. Al Hazari
Chemistry Professor (Retired), University of Tennessee, Knoxville

"I have always enjoyed teaching and sharing something of myself and my knowledge with others, especially students. Kids are our future, and it should be part of the job of all scientists to work with students to help them learn about the field," he said.