Separating plastic waste (task) © Siemens Stiftung 2017 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Separating plastic waste (task)

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Worksheet:
How do you separate plastics, for example, for waste recycling? Task with a contextual scenario.

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2017-09-27
A short story leads to the task’s question. The students should think of an experiment with which they can separate three types of plastic with different densities as easily as possible.
Incremental hints for answering this task are available under “Separating plastic waste (hints for printing)” or “Separating plastic waste (interactive hints)” on the media portal of the Siemens Stiftung. The worksheet includes QR codes for using the interactive hints online and viewing the solution.
Explanations of the experiment for the teacher are found in “Separating plastic waste (teacher information).”
Worksheet (printable)
Chemistry; Physics; Technology
Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Middle/high school
Environmental protection; Recycling; Waste recycling
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