Broadcast live on:

Wednesday 20 Nov 2019
  • free
  • 30 mins
  • 5-7, 7-11
This live broadcast has ended and is available to watch on catch up.

What are plastics?

Plastic is everywhere, yet most people know very little about it. We will be discovering the chemistry behind how plastic is made and why its properties mean that some people think plastic is fantastic. Join our presenter as they hosts this interview with material scientist Marta Chiapasco.

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Session steps

1. Introduction (5 mins)
The presenter will open the session with a welcome and brief introduction to the theme of the week.

2. Expert Interview (10 mins)
The expert will share details about the process of plastics production and their career.

3. Q&A and conclusion (15 mins)
The expert will then answer student's questions, pre-submitted by their teacher, relating to the theme of the week.


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Marta Chiapasco

Materials Engineer - Imperial College London

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