We found 242 resources with the concept polymers
Can Plastic Be Composted?
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewSome plastics market as green, but are they really? Turns out, the question is a complicated one. A video lesson describes how these new plastics may have some decomposing properties but need a little boost from industry. The lesson...
The Polymer Explosion: Crash Course Engineering #20
9 mins 9th - 12th
Exploding billiard balls and fake tanks are just part of the history of polymers. The 20th installment of the Crash Course Engineering series looks at polymers and how people make them. It also takes viewers through a brief history of...
Electrochromic Polymer—Chemistry Outreach
10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
From windows that tint themselves to OLED technology, electrochromic polymers are redefining our ideas about conducting materials! Introduce your chemistry class to the emerging trend with an exciting lab activity. Budding materials...
Science of Skis—Science of the Winter Olympics
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The materials used to produce skis have come a long way over the years. A short video explains how the materials in skis serve a specific purpose on the course. The lesson explores materials such as fiberglass and polymers.
Polymers—Gifted and Talented Chemistry
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Polymers are an important part of our day-to-day lives, but how much do your pupils know about them? Learn the basics and beyond in a series of activities designed to build skills in observation, planning, organic chemistry, and bonding.
How Thomas Edison Changed The World
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Take a field trip to the laboratory of the famous Thomas Edison. An engaging video lesson explores the contributions of Edison to the scientific community. The narrator explains how his love of chemistry led to discoveries that changed...
World Cup Chemistry: The Science Behind the Brazuca Ball
2 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Score a goal with your classes by showing the importance of science in soccer! Scholars learn how chemistry plays a part in the design of the soccer ball. An installment of a larger playlist explains how polymers make the properties of...
Molecules to the Max!—Teacher's Discovery Guide
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Molecules to the Max! refers to a movie released in 2009 about the world of atoms and molecules. A helpful discovery guide provides five posters on science topics typically covered at the middle school level. It also explains the...
Molecules to the Max!—Educators Resource Guide
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
From molecules to nanotubes, an engaging unit explores the world of tiny science. Fifteen hands-on experiments and lessons engage young scientists as they learn chemistry. Discussions, worksheets, and data analysis reinforce the concepts...