So much is made of plastic — from the fibers in polyester clothing to the computer mouse and keyboard you’re using right now. In this BrainPOP UK movie on plastics, Tim and Moby will teach you about more than just the uses of these substances — you’ll learn about their physical and chemical properties, too. In this educational, animated movie you’ll also learn about the history of plastics, from the rubber balls that the ancient Mayans used, through the vulcanised rubber developed in the late 19th century, to the polymers you can find almost anywhere today. There’s a future in plastics — so catch it right here!

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