Teacher guide A century of plastics

TLF ID M021416

This lesson plan and supporting student resources looks at the development of plastics over the last century. The lesson explores how plastics have been engineered into a range of everyday and specialist products. Students are guided to investigate how selection of plastics as a material in products today considers the potential for recycling and sustainability.



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Year level

5; 6; 7; 8

Topics Design Plastics
Learning area
  • Design and technologies
  • Technologies

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