Science - Plastics

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mshowley
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Science - Plastics
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2012-04-28 18:13:45
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Plastics
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  1. What are plastics made from?
    Crude oil
  2. Why are plastics also called polymers?
    Because they are made by joining up short molecules to make long ones
  3. List the properties of plastics
    They are strong

    They can be moulded into different shapes

    They are good insulators of heat and electricity
  4. Give a use of polythene
    Carrier bags

    Buckets
  5. Give a use of nylon
    Tights

    Clothes
  6. Give a use of PVC
    Window frames

    Pipes
  7. Give a use of polystyrene
    Disposable drink cups
  8. Give a use of perspex
    Lenses for car lights

    Safety glasses

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