Coatings cover 70 percent of the products made in the U.S., helping protect infrastructure, prevent disease, and power our mobile devices, as well as adding color to our world. Use these hands-on standards-based activities to investigate the science behind a broad array of coatings applications with your students. In addition to sparking dialogue about technological research, this program can also introduce students to opportunities for careers in science and engineering.
This career guide for Middle School students discusses STEM career options and how individual interests can be applied to STEM fields. It also describes pathways to STEM careers and how to get involved in various STEM programs.