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Plastics [electronic resource] / directed by Mimi Soeteman, Lee Thean-jeje, and Karan Low.

Publication:
Melbourne, Victoria : Looking Glass International, 2011.
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (10 min.)
Series:
Quirky science ; Series 1, Episode 5
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Other Title:
Academic Video Online.
Subjects:
Plastics -- History.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Language:
This edition in English.
Summary:
Investigates the history of plastic; including how Southeast Asian farmers used the by product of a beetle, shellac, to preserve wood, that lead to the first type of plastic ever made; and Dupont's development of nylon, the first synthetic material to replace silk. Illuminates the downside of plastic also, that is hard to break down and the possible future of plastics, bioplastic.
Notes:
Title from resource description page (viewed July 1, 2014).
Contributor:
Low, Karan. , Director
Smith, Grub. , Narrator
Soeteman, Mimi. , Director
Soeteman, Mimi. , Producer
Thean-Jeje, Lee. , Director
Alexander Street Press.
OCLC:
885257746
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.