Materials scientists study the structures and chemical properties of natural, synthetic or composite materials, including glass, metals, rubber, ceramics, alloys, semiconductors and polymers. They focus on the production and design aspect of chemical physics and determine ways to strengthen or combine materials or develop new materials with new or specific properties for use in a variety of products and applications.
Attributes: curious, self-motivated, passionate
- The Primary Science Teaching Trust has a downloadable slideshow (PDF) about Dr Pearl Agyakwa who is a materials scientist.
- There is also a video of Dr Pearl Agyakwa in her place of work talking about what she does.
- It’s part of their resource A Scientist Just Like Me.
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