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Title: A Silly Polymer
Url: http://matse1.matse.illinois.edu/polymers/f.html
Publisher: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
Description: The Materials Science and Technology Teacher's Workshop (MAST) provides this lesson plan for students learning about polymers. The class will create a material similar to silly putty using cross linking polymers. The module will allow students to observe the changes in physical properties when a polymer is cross linked, as well as the changes in properties at varying temperatures.

The procedure should take about 20-25 minutes of class time. Discussion questions, teacher notes and a link to a video clip are included.
LC Classification: Technology -- Chemical technology -- Polymers and polymer manufacture
Science -- Chemistry -- Study and teaching. Research -- Experiments
Science -- Chemistry -- Organic chemistry -- Polymers. Macromolecules -- Special types, A-Z -- Polymer networks. Crosslinked polymers
Science -- Chemistry -- Organic chemistry -- Polymers. Macromolecules
GEM Subject: Vocational Education -- Technical
Vocational Education -- Tech prep
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Science -- Technology
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Engineering
Science -- Chemistry
Key Concept: Manufacturing -- Polymers
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-12-19 09:42:31 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-10-11 11:01:20 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: NetWorks
Full Record Views: 70
Resource URL Clicks: 4
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