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