LB17 The Chemistry of Household Products and Processes

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LB17 The Chemistry of Household Products and Processes

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November 2, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Have you ever wondered how your water softener works; what’s behind the plastic abbreviations of those recycle triangles; how soaps and detergents clean; and what happens as you bake bread? This course looks at the basic chemistry behind all of these household products and related chemistry processes at a level that students will understand! There’s no need to have prior knowledge of chemistry to profit from the course. We can see the creative mind of God in chemistry. God has created a marvelous universe that works according to easily understood chemical principles. This program is an eclectic look into some of the many chemical principles that we encounter daily. If you think you hate chemistry, maybe this course will change your mind!

About the instructor: Tom Sanders.

Tom Sanders is a resident of Dock Woods and has been a fan of science and mathematics since elementary school. He loves reading about math, physics, chemistry, and science in general. Particularly he enjoys how math and science show the glory of God and His creative power! Tom taught high school chemistry for five years at Germantown Academy. After a 33-year career as a research chemist, Tom retired from Rohm and Haas/Dow in 2011. He and his wife, Shirley, raised two sons.


November 2, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Dock Woods – Fisher Auditorium
275 Dock Dr
Lansdale, PA 19446 United States
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