The Chemists in the Library Working Group has compiled these electronic and print resources for further exploration of the theme of National Chemistry Week: The Joy of Toys. The resources have been classified by grade level and annotated.

Subject Areas

Education & Play
Activities, experiments, and play you can do to learn more about chemistry and science.
Chemical Reactions
Toys that involve chemical reactions, properties of water, or air pressure.
Polymers & Materials
Learn about materials that toys are made of.
Toy Safety
How to use toys safely. How chemistry helps make sports safer.
Design & Manufacture
Explore how toys are designed and manufactured.
History, Multicultural, & Special Needs
Learn about the history of toys, toys from around the world, and toys for children with special needs.
A – Z
Alphabetical list of resources.

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How to Find More on the Web
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