Synthetic VS. Natural
|What are synthetic materials?
Materials that are man made
Give 2 examples of synthetic materials.
Money, Super Glue.
|What are natural resources?
Materials that are not man made
Give 2 examples of natural resources.
Polymers and Where They Come From
|What is a polymer?
They are a chain of molecules that could make up plastic
Give 2 examples of synthetic polymers and the natural resources they come from
How do natural resources go through a chemical reaction to become synthetic materials?
*important words to think about…polymerization, monomer, polymer
Once a monomer meets a molecule identical to itself, it bonds, to it, forming another molecule.
What is a monomer?
a molecule that can be bonded to other identical molecules to form a polymer.
What is polymerization?
combine or cause to combine to form a polymer.
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