Plastics and polymers lesson 5

A GCSE DT resource which covers core theory on understanding the different classifications of plastics and polymers. Within this lesson students will understand what biodegradable plastics are and their purpose for reducing plastic waste. Students will learn the environmental impact of polymers linking to the news articles (e.g.) damage to marine life. This resource will enable students to  identify different biodegradable polymers, describe different applications for these polymers  and analyse why these types of polymers have been used for a particular product.

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