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Forever Plastics: Saving The Great Lakes (And Ourselves) From America’S Love Affair With Plastics, Mitchell Christensen, Jennifer Hecker, James Spiller, Tammy Bleier Apr 2019

Forever Plastics: Saving The Great Lakes (And Ourselves) From America’S Love Affair With Plastics, Mitchell Christensen, Jennifer Hecker, James Spiller, Tammy Bleier

The Spectrum: A Scholars Day Journal

The Complete Forever Plastics Earth Day Project. The Forever Plastics invited exhibit was multi-disciplinary, collaborative project sponsored by The School of Arts and Science. Contributors include students enrolled in Spring 2019 classes in Art, Environmental Science and Ecology, and History. The physical display was exhibited at Drake Memorial Library, April-June, 2019.


A New World Of Synthetic Materials Apr 2019

A New World Of Synthetic Materials

The Spectrum: A Scholars Day Journal

A history of synthetic materials from 1869-1939.


Optimism In The Early Age Of Plastics 1920s-1950s Apr 2019

Optimism In The Early Age Of Plastics 1920s-1950s

The Spectrum: A Scholars Day Journal

The changes of uses and views of plastics from the 1920s-1950s.


Plastics Come Of Age Apr 2019

Plastics Come Of Age

The Spectrum: A Scholars Day Journal

Explaining the growth of the plastic industry and modern environmental movement.


Where Has All The Plastic Gone? Disposal, Recycling And Pollution Apr 2019

Where Has All The Plastic Gone? Disposal, Recycling And Pollution

The Spectrum: A Scholars Day Journal

This is what happens to the plastic after we are done with it.


Oceans Of Plastic Apr 2019

Oceans Of Plastic

The Spectrum: A Scholars Day Journal

The effects of plastic pollution on the oceans as well as its effects on wildlife.


The Great Lakes Apr 2019

The Great Lakes

The Spectrum: A Scholars Day Journal

The effects of plastic pollution on the Great Lakes and wildlife.


Microplastics: Microplastics In The Great Lakes Apr 2019

Microplastics: Microplastics In The Great Lakes

The Spectrum: A Scholars Day Journal

The effect of micro plastics in the Great Lakes


Biology Of Plastic Apr 2019

Biology Of Plastic

The Spectrum: A Scholars Day Journal

How water contaminates the waters and affects marine life biology.


Chemical Interactions Apr 2019

Chemical Interactions

The Spectrum: A Scholars Day Journal

How the different chemical structure of plastics each affect differently.


Human Health & Drinking Water Apr 2019

Human Health & Drinking Water

The Spectrum: A Scholars Day Journal

How plastic pollution affects our environment and our own health.


Solutions To A Global Issue Apr 2019

Solutions To A Global Issue

The Spectrum: A Scholars Day Journal

How the problem of plastic can be solved on a State, Federal and Global level.


Great Lakes Monster Apr 2019

Great Lakes Monster

The Spectrum: A Scholars Day Journal

The lake leviathan sculpture created from plastic pollution