Research Experience for Teachers in Engineering and Computer Science Site: Engineering of Polymeric Films and Interfaces


  • Work with a research group in Polymer Engineering, Polymer Science, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering or Biomedical Engineering
  • Learn about fundamental engineering principles
  • Translate this knowledge and experience into lessons and units for your classroom

Who Should Apply:

High School Science Teachers


Dates coming soon.


There is NO FEE for participation. A stipend of $8,000 will be provided to participants that attend all required days.

This program is funded by the National Science Foundation:
Award Number EEC-1161732.


Please contact Dr. Kevin Cavicchi -

NEW! Inquiry Based Learning Using Polymers - Workshop:

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Lesson Plans:

The lesson plans below were created by high school science teachers that participated in the RET program. Please click on a link to view the lesson plan.