Although we are familiar with the plastics that are all around us, there are all sorts of less-well known plastic materials which are playing an ever greater role in our lives.
One such group is electrically conductive plastics.
In this experiment, pupils make and test their own electrically conductive plastic – polypyrrole.
Plastic Fantastic – Experiment Guide
Plastic Fantastic – Teacher’s/Technician’s Guide
Plastic Fantastic -Uses (Background)
Plastic Fantastic – Discussion activity
Plastic Fantastic – Risk Assesment
Plastic Fantastic – introductory powerpoint