the MUSEUM

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Egyptians
2000-3000BC
Egpyt,
AFRICA
Ancient egyptians were known to have worked withe many natural polymers. 
They even used milk glue!
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Jöns Berzelius
1779 - 1848
Sweden, EUROPE
He coined the word 'POLYMER'.
 
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Leo Baekeland
1863 - 1944
USA,
N. America
He created the first man-made polymer called Bakelite.
 
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Hermann Staudinger
1881 - 1965
Germany, EUROPE
Known as the father of polymer chemistry
He won a Nobel Prize in 1953.
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Mattel
1976
USA,
N. America
The toy company Mattel first introduced the world to SLIME as a toy.
Polymers are found literally everywhere: From the food you eat to the toys you play  - they are even inside your body like your DNA and muscles!
 
Polymers have been used since centuries - this timeline will help open up the GARDEN to collect the ingredients you'll need for your treat!