Airbags, Clothes and Chemistry


12 noon - 1.00pm


Foster Building, Mitchell and Kenyon Cinema Room (M&K)

Age suitability

Aged 11+ : These advanced sessions are aimed at older children who are at, or about to start, secondary school

Chemistry is at the centre of all twenty first century advancements but, it is so engrained within society it mostly goes unnoticed or worse still, it is lost in the shadow cast by another scientific discipline.

In this talk we will explore the unlikely, the obvious and the surprising applications of the science of chemistry and how it continues to shape our lives.