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4hpolymers.org

Building science and engineering skills with youth of all ages

4hpolymers.org hosts an inquiry-based science curriculum in sustainable polymer science - engaging youth as change agents to care for the environment, to develop solutions to our plastics problems, and to create a sustainable future.

Access curriculum here:

Cover page of 4H STEM Curriculum for Grades K-2
Cover page of 4H STEM curriculum for grades 3-5
Cover page of 4H STEM curriculum for grades 6-8

Why do sustainable polymers matter?

Sustainable polymers aim to address the environmental challenges that are inherently associated with traditional (petroleum-based) plastics, while maintaining the outstanding properties these materials bring to our everyday lives.