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Chemical Engineers and the Things They Do

Chemical Engineers and the Things They Do

Introduction

Use the resources on the Chemical Engineering Careers student esheet to help you answer the questions on this sheet.


Engineering: Go For It!

1. How many different engineering fields are listed on this site?

 

2. According to this site, what are some specific areas in which chemical engineers specialize?

 

3. From information on this site, what other engineering fields overlap with chemical engineering? Explain your answer.

 

4. If you had to choose a career in engineering, which one might you pick?

 

 

Great Feats of Chemical Engineering
Answer these questions about the articles you read from the Inventors of the Week archive.
Dennis Weatherby: Automatic Dishwasher Detergent
1. What is the invention?

 

2. When was it invented?

 

3. What problem does it address?

 

4. Where did the inventing happen?

 

5. Who was the inventor?

 

6. What education and work experience did the inventor have?

 

7. How has this invention affected you and/or your community?


Madam C.J. Walker: Hair Care Products
1. What is the invention?

 

2. When was it invented?

 

3. What problem does it address?

 

4. Where did the inventing happen?

 

5. Who was the inventor?

 

6. What education and work experience did the inventor have?

 

7. How has this invention affected you and/or your community?


Art Fry & Spencer Silver: Post-it® Notes
1. What is the invention?

 

2. When was it invented?

 

3. What problem does it address?

 

4. Where did the inventing happen?

 

5. Who was the inventor?

 

6. What education and work experience did the inventor have?

 

7. How has this invention affected you and/or your community?

 

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