ISBN-13: 9781883822262 / Angielski / Miękka / 2002 / 48 str.
From artifi cial limbs to automobiles, we live in the age of polymers. Few, if any, products of technology have aff ected our lives more than these. Use this expanded second edition of Polymers All Around You! to introduce elementary, middle, and high school students to polymers with exciting, hands-on activities: [ dissolve plastic in water [ make gooey gluep and slime [ create a cellophane tape kaleidoscope [ skewer a balloon (without popping it!) [ soak up water with a polymer powder [ investigate mysterious invisible crystals [ test a grocery bag's stretch [ shrink plastic into fun shapes [ and more! By bringing polymer activities into your classroom, you will help your students develop an appreciation for the products of technology that they use every day and give them a solid foundation on which to base the decisions they will make as voters and consumers.