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Title: Introduction to Plastics
Url: http://wimedialab.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ate10.sci.phys.matter...
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
Description: Teachers' Domain presents this video as part of a series on advanced technological education. This video illustrates the basics of the plastics industry. The clip teaches the physical properties of plastics, including examples of common plastics. It also includes an animation depicting how monomers join to form polymers, which plastics are made up of. The video goes on to show how polymers and resins are produced. The video may be viewed online or downloaded. To download the clip, users must create a free login for Teachers' Domain. Running time for this QuickTime video is 2:36. Educators will also find a background essay, discussion questions, and standards alignment for the material.
LC Classification: Technology -- Chemical technology -- Polymers and polymer manufacture -- Plastics
Technology -- Chemical technology -- Polymers and polymer manufacture -- Plastics -- Study and teaching
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Technical education. Technical schools
GEM Subject: Vocational Education -- Technical
Key Concept: Manufacturing -- Plastics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2010-07-11
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
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Reading Materials
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Sound (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: flash
html
zip
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access with registration
Date Of Record Release: 2010-09-29 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-08-02 10:19:38 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 76
Resource URL Clicks: 10
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