Plastics: helmet [ESL]

Learning Material  |  Interactive Lesson  |  RAR

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 a rock-climbing helmet. 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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