teaching about rubber to children

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teaching about rubber to children

Postby karenmok » Sun May 26, 2013 12:03 pm

I am keen to show my DD about rubber trees (how latex is trapped), how various items are made, etc.
Is it possible to do all this in Singapore? Perhaps Botanical Gardens have some of the relics of rubber harvesting...
Any kiasu advice would be welcome here.

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Re: teaching about rubber to children

Postby happydl » Mon May 27, 2013 10:15 am

I only know Phuket have.

We joined one of the 3 in 1 adventure tour in Phuket. We were brought to a plantation to show us how rubber was made. The tree was shown and latex was dripping when sliced. Then they showed us a big piece of unprocessed rubber and etc.....

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