Plastics: helmet

Learning Material  |  Interactive Lesson  |  RAR

Investigate properties of plastics used to make products such as DVDs and skateboard wheels. Identify properties needed for a helmet used in rock climbing. 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. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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

Curriculum Information

K to 12
Grade 9
Learners, Students

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Education Services Australia
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