The program is easily integrated into school curricula. PlastiVan® provides sound science and educational programs which spark scientific curiosity in students while increasing their knowledge of the contribution plastics make to modern life; encouraging them to seek careers in engineering.
Our experienced educators will tailor the program to the meet the grade level of the students. It is a hands-on science and technology program that excites middle and high school students.
"Music to my Ears"—Professor Majid Sarmadi, UW-Madison
“You Made the Difference!”—2015 Dow Great Lakes Bay STEM Festival
“Phenomenal Opportunity!”—Paul Riskus, Walt Disney Magnet, Chicago
“Energy and Enthusiasm”—Rolf Tremblay, Goodman Middle School
“Engaged Students”—Matthew Hooper, WHS Science Department, Chemistry
Plastic Success!—Olwen Chin
“Mesmerized Students”—Rosemarie Burger, Stonington HS, Connecticut
Letters from students at Hillcrest Middle School
Davis-Standard connects with Westerly, Stonington students
By Anna Maria Lemoine, The Westerly Sun, Staff Writer
Just one word: plastics
By Lee Howard, The Day (theday.com)
The entertaining presentation, sponsored by the plastic extrusion company Davis-Standard just down the road, that was repeated at Westerly High School, was meant to introduce students to the possibility of a career in plastics—and to show how much fun working with the material can be.