All About Paper

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Web Site
Pamphlet
Abstract: 

Paper University is where students and teachers explore the world of paper. This website offers interesting facts about paper, recycling and the environment. It includes information about how paper is made, the history of paper, various paper products, and answers your questions about paper and the environment. There are also links to hands-on paper projects, fun and games, fun with science, and more.

Free downloadable fact sheets in a series called EarthAnswers: Answers to your questions about paper and the environment are available at http://www.tappi.org/paperu/all_about_paper/earth_answers/earthAnswers.htm on the following topics:

  • Are We Running Out of Trees?
  • How are Corrugated Boxes Made?
  • What's in a Tree?
  • Why Recycle?
  • How is Paper Recycled?
  • How Are Trees Grown for Paper?
  • How Much Paper Can Be Made from a Tree?
  • TAPPI is the leading technical association for the worldwide pulp, paper, and converting industry. Our members work at the science of papermaking every day; it is their job to understand the facts about papermaking and forest practices, and how to protect our environment while producing the quality paper products we all need and enjoy.

    Author: 
    Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI)
    Topic Areas: 
    Recycling
    Waste Prevention
    Target Audience: 
    Grades Pre K-12
    Families
    Citizen and Youth Groups
    Consumers
    Geographic Location: 
    All Minnesota
    Outside Minnesota
    Fee: 
    No
    Library loan: 
    No
    Is training required?: 
    No
    Seasonal: 
    No