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Kay Sandberg

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Kay Sandberg
Teaching Professor of Chemistry



  • B.S. in Chemistry, Tennessee Temple University
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, NC State University

Area of Research / Academic Expertise

  • Chemistry Education

Questions & Answers

Why did you choose Chemistry as a field of study?

At some point in my career as a K-12  educator, I have taught every math class, every science class and every grade level (but third grade) and out of all of those subjects and grade levels, I had the most fun teaching chemistry.  It was the science that was a puzzle; it was the science I could anthropomorphize; it was the science that scared students and I thought I could make it not only understandable, but enjoyable. I desired to take this passion to the college-level and thus pursued a Ph.D.