ERIC Number: ED264110
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Plastics in Our Lives. What We Make. Science and Technology Education in Philippine Society.
Philippines Univ., Quezon City. Inst. for Science and Mathematics Education Development.
This module, recommended for third or fourth year high school students, consists of three parts. The first part (entitled "Knowing Plastics") gives some background information regarding the origin of plastics, their chemical and physical properties, and the different available types. The second part (entitled "Shaping Plastics") describes how things are made from plastics. It includes lists of materials needed and procedures for laminating a diploma on wood and for making articles from plexiglass or acrylic plastic. The third part (entitled "Plastics and Health") discusses why the public is cautioned on the use of plastics for food containers. It also deals with how plastics add to the waste disposal problem. (JN)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Foreign Countries, High Schools, Laboratory Procedures, Plastics, Science Activities, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Waste Disposal
University of the Philippines, Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development, Pardo de Tavera St., Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines ($2.85).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Educational Development Projects Implementing Task Force (Philippines).
Authoring Institution: Philippines Univ., Quezon City. Inst. for Science and Mathematics Education Development.
Identifiers - Location: Philippines