Plastics: electric kettle [ESL]

Learning Material  |  Interactive Lesson

Published on 2016 August 24th

Investigate properties of the plastics used to make products such as DVDs and skateboard wheels. Identify the properties of plastic needed for an electric kettle. Test a range of properties such as melting point, tensile strength and flexibility. Find out which plastic is most suitable for the product. This learning object is one in a series of four objects.

Students explore and test the physical properties of a range of plastics.
Students identify properties required in plastics used to make given products.

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K to 12
Grade 7, Grade 8
Force Motion and Energy
Educators, Learners, Students

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