ERIC Number: ED318616
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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From Oil to Plastic. Young Discovery Library Series.
This book is written for children ages 5 through 10. Part of a series designed to develop their curiosity, fascinate them and educate them, this volume explains in text and pictures how plastic is made from oil, the problems with this nearly indestructible material, and the future of plastics. Topics include: (1) formation of oil; (2) history of oil use; (3) oil rig; (4) oil refining; (5) uses of oil; (6) uses of plastics; and (7) plastic manufacturing. (YP)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Conservation (Environment), Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Plastics, Reading Materials, Science History, Science Materials, Scientific Concepts
Young Discovery Library, P.O. Box 229, Ossining, NY 10562 ($4.95).
Publication Type: Books
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