Exploring the World of PlasticsThis web site provides a download for the contents of an educational CD on polymers assembled by Prof. Richard Stein (UMASS) and the National Plastics Center. This web site also provides links to other sites with educational content on polymers and plastics. This information is useful for both students and teachers.
Download provided by the Plastics Museum and the IUPAC Polymer Division
This application runs on Windows and on Mac OS9.
Movies require Quicktime to view.
Open the Downloads page.
Download the PlasticsMac.zip file. After unzipping the file you will have the application. Note that this file only works for OS9. We are thinking about what to do for OS10.
Download the PlasticsPC.zip file. After unzipping the file you will have the application.
Download the movies.zip file. After unzipping you will have all the movies for the program in a movie folder.
Place both the movie folder and the application in the same folder or directory.
You are ready to begin exploring the world of polymers.
Individual movies can be accessed here.