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Patrons learn about different types of plastic and identify them in a mystery bag, while exploring the importance of recycling!

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Hints for uses in your library For a one-time activity, provide all of the plastic materials yourself rather than have patrons bring in their own from home. This could also be a fun activity to do combined with a field trip to your local recycling center
Related Links SciGirls Scientific Inquiry Process
How to Engage Girls in STEM
What Types of Plastics are Recyclable?
Originating Source SciGirls Connect
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Sink or Swim

Sink or Swim

Patrons learn about different types of plastic and identify them in a mystery bag, while exploring the importance of recycling!