Stephanie Kwolek - Polymer Chemist *suitable for home teaching*
Stephanie Kwolek invented the tough polymer Kevlar, used in protective clothing and developed a method for demonstrating the production of nylon in the classroom which is still used today.
The article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2014, Volume 25, Issue 1.
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|Subject(s)||Careers, Design and technology, Materials and manufacturing, Textiles and Fashion, Science, Physics, Chemistry|
|Age||11-14, 14-16, 16-19|
|Published||2010 to 2019|
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