82 plastic

Plastic

Famous Things
  • Int
  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 4

The first man-made plastic, Parkesine, was created in 1862 but was too expensive to produce. Then came celluloid, Bakelite, Cellophane, Vinyl, Teflon, and Polyethylene.

Lesson Audio
Lesson Tasks
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Vocabulary
  • ivory
  • brittle
  • alter
  • flexible
  • liquid
  • stain
  • stiff
  • wrap
  • durable
  • mold
  • key
  • insulate
  • detect
  • consumer