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Subject: How does heat-sensitive plastic work?

Date: Tue Apr 11 10:18:18 2000
Posted by Joanna Renwick
Grade level: 4-6 School: Home educated
City: St. Georges State/Province: St. Georges Country: Grenada, West Indies
Area of science: Chemistry
ID: 955466298.Ch

I would really like to know why my plastic spoon changes colour when i eat 
ice-cream. I also have some straws that change colour if I drink a hot 
drink through them. Thank you. From Joanna aged 9.

Re: How does heat-sensitive plastic work?

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