ERIC Number: ED419703
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Polymers All Around You!
Background information on natural polymers, synthetic polymers, and the properties of polymers is presented as an introduction to this curriculum guide. Details are provided on the use of polymer products in consumer goods, polymer recycling, polymer densities, the making of a polymer such as GLUEP, polyvinyl alcohol, dissolving plastics, polymers and polarized light, "skewering a balloon", and making a "super slurper." Background information is linked to hands on activities and teacher guide notes are provided. (DDR)
Descriptors: Chemical Reactions, Chemistry, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Hands on Science, Learning Strategies, Lesson Plans, Polymers, Recycling, Science Activities, Science and Society, Science Education
Terrific Science Press, Miami University Middletown, 4200 E. University Blvd., Middletown, OH 45042 ($4).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.