The wonderful and worrisome world of plastics

University of Birmingham
Wednesday 6 March 2024 (13:00-15:00)

This masterclass explores the technologies, challenges, and the broader context of the critical topic of plastics recycling.

Our lecturers will help you get a comprehensive understanding of the dual nature of plastics—why they're celebrated as marvels of modern invention and, at the same time, vilified for their environmental impact.

You'll discuss why plastics are good and bad, and learn how to identify the variety of different plastics from their scientific properties and capabilities.

Who is this event for?

This event is open to all Years 10 and 11 students; you don't need any specific experience to be able to attend. Explore the rest of our masterclasses for more fun learning opportunities.

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