Alexander parkes

plastic

My hook for alexander parkes

Look around,look at how many things are made of plastic,and you know who made it?

ALEXANDER PARKES.

Big image

How Did He Make Plastic?

Plastics a good material,and plastic products have managed to spread across the whole world too. Parkes first made/invented plastic around (1813-1819) around when was born and grew up.He experimented with nitrocellulose(or guncotten) mixed with, camphor. It gave a hard flexible, transparent material that is called parkesine.

WHY WAS HIS INVENTION SO GREAT?

Alexander Parkes invention are great because there are many things made out of

plastic like a bottle,cup,or a toy.If Alexander Parkes was still here we would have had more

plastic made and won more meatals and that would been great.

Facts/Birth Date

Alexander parkes was born in 1813,the fourth of eight children.Alexander parkes also

has his own company and won a prize meatal.He also has one of the earliest forms

of plastic.