POLYMER FUNdamentals

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This list is at http://www.polymerfun.org/

You can reach me (Lynn Higgins) using the contact information at the end of this list.

BALLOONS

POLYMER AMBASSADORS

HIGGINS' WEBPAGE

NATIONAL SCIENCE EDUCATION STANDARDS

PAUL LEMUR

SIZE OF POLYMER MOLECULES

ATHLETIC SHOES

HAIR GEL and SALT

DISPOSABLE DIAPERS

NATURAL POLYMERS

NATURAL compared to SYNTHETIC

FIBERS

MILESTONES IN PLASTIC:

CHEWING GUM

RUBBER

THERMOSETS vs THERMOPLASTICS

SHRINKING PLASTICS

SODA and MILK BOTTLES

RECYCLE CODES

PLASTIC BAGS

PLASTICS, HEALTH and THE ENVIRONMENT

SILLY PUTTY and GLUE-GOO

SUPERGLUE and FUMING FOR FINGERPRINTS

THE AMERICAN PLASTIC COUNCIL SITE

MACROGALLERIA

PAUL'S PAGE

DR TEEGARDEN'S BOOK

THE CANADIAN PLASTICS SITE

BRITISH PLASTICS WEBSITE

HIGGINS POLYDENSITY TUBES®: Serious fun with a dense subject

Worthwhile sites, recently noticed: Not necessarily about polymers.

European site for petrochemistry-link to interactive flowchart

Excellent, but tiny, animations of several forming methods

Once the car animation gets going, click on "Shape" at the end.

The sizes of things:

And one final reminder that everyone NEEDS to learn science . . .

WHERE TO BUY SUPPLIES

www.orientaltrading.com: balloons by the gross, gro-beasts, many kinds of slime. Gro-beasts are Item #39/217

www.stevespanglerscience.com: science projects, ideas, toys, supplies, lessons

teachersource.com: Educational Innovations. Similar to Spangler.

www.flinnsci.com: Liquid latex. Catalog is loaded with indispensable information for chemistry teaching. Flinn will ship only to a school address.

Contact Me

I'd like to hear from you. There are dozens of good sites out there that I have yet to discover. Please share what you've found.

And let me know about my mistakes.

lynhiggins@gmail.com

If that gets changed, you should still be able to find my current eddress somewhere on www.polymerambassadors.org or phone me at 708.829.0204.

Aloha, Lynn
2007-feb-26