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Chemistry

Multimedia in the NGTC Library

Working with Chemistry

In this program, five young people who use chemistry in their work, talk about their working lives, career paths, and what they enjoy about their jobs. (27 minutes)

Careers in the Physical Sciences

There’s nothing boring about stopping a speeding bullet, especially when it’s accomplished with liquid. How about designing robots based on insect anatomy…or using computers to figure out what George Washington really looked like? This video shows students the thrills and rewards of working in the physical sciences, demonstrating that becoming a chemist, physicist, or engineer involves fun, personal challenges, and the chance to develop groundbreaking technologies. The program profiles a mechanical engineer, a chemical engineer, a materials scientist, a mathematician, and a forensic scientist specializing in digital reconstruction. (26 minutes)