This Do Bioplastics Have the Same Properties as Synthetic? lesson plan also includes:
Students use a 250 mL beaker of L-lactic acid and place it on a hot plate and prepare a plastic. They take a sample of polystyrene. Observe and record physical properties of the plastic such as color, transparency, thickness. Record these in their data section. Finally, students perform the tests as listed and record all observations from each test in data section.