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Title: Plastic Polymers

URL: http://www.deq.state.or.us/lq/pubs/docs/sw/curriculum/RRPart0317.pdf

Abstract: This lesson is designed for grades 4-5. Students will conduct a series of tests to determine the properties of different types of plastics, audit the plastic waste generated in their homes, understand the positive and negative impacts of using plastic, the barriers to recycling some forms of plastic and the ways in which plastic is remade into new products. Many other lessons at http://www.deq.state.or.us/lq/education/curriculum.htm

Source: Oregon DEQ

Date of Publication: October 2004

Resource Type: Checklist - Classroom Lessons - Experiment

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