World Wide Web Sites for
Activities and Information
- a cyberwonderland of polymer fun!
Plastics with kits - Hands on Plastics, Hands on Plastics 2, and
Hands on Plastics Jr. HOP 2 Kits were introduced at NSTA -
Atlanta, April 2004
A new kit,containing plastic resins, is now available for $12.99 + $6.50
from the American Chemistry Council. Click here.
National Plastics Center and Museum in Leominster, MA has closed. The collection
will be moved to Syracuse University Library in 2009.
Plastics and the Environment - from the Society of the Plastics Industry .
Teaching Resources from POLYED - These are being developed for grades k-5, 6-9, high school and college.
Chemical Heritage Foundation - The site describes various polymers through readings, activities and tutorials.
Lesson plans, ideas and teaching modules from Materials Science and Technology Teacher's Workshop Home Page from UIUC
Polymers for Kids from the Polymer Science Learning Center.
National Information Center for Polymer Education is the PolyEd Web site.
Akron Global Polymer Academy - lots of polymer lessons for k-12.
The "Designer Shoe" Modules and "How are Toys Made?" are located in the video lessons menu. There are movie clips about "What are Characteristics of Polymers?".
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