Polymers

This lesson will look at the different properties of polymers and their uses. We will look at the differences between high and low density poly(ethene) as well as the differences between thermosetting and thermosoftening polymers.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What charge do metal ions have?

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Q2.What surrounds the metal ions in metallic bonding?

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Q3.Pure metals are harder than alloys.

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Q4.Which 2 metals make up brass?

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Q5.Which of these is a use of bronze?

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Q6.Which of these is a use of stainless steel?

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Q7.Water and oxygen are needed for rusting to occur.

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Q8.What is another word for finite?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What charge do metal ions have?

1/8

Q2.What surrounds the metal ions in metallic bonding?

2/8

Q3.Pure metals are harder than alloys.

3/8

Q4.Which 2 metals make up brass?

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Q5.Which of these is a use of bronze?

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Q6.Which of these is a use of stainless steel?

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Q7.Water and oxygen are needed for rusting to occur.

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Q8.What is another word for finite?

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Quiz:

The properties of polymers

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and previous lessons.

Q1.Polymers are made up of monomers.

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Q2.Which of the following is not a property of a polymer?

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Q3.Poly(propene) is used to make plastic bags

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Q4.High density poly(ethene) is formed under high pressure.

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Q5.Which of the below forms branched chains and so the polymer chains can't pack closely together?

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Q6.Which of the below will melt when heated?

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Q7.Thermosetting polymer chains are fixed together by strong covalent bonds.

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Q8.There are weak intermolecular forces between polymer chains in thermosoftening polymers.

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Quiz:

The properties of polymers

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and previous lessons.

Q1.Polymers are made up of monomers.

1/8

Q2.Which of the following is not a property of a polymer?

2/8

Q3.Poly(propene) is used to make plastic bags

3/8

Q4.High density poly(ethene) is formed under high pressure.

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Q5.Which of the below forms branched chains and so the polymer chains can't pack closely together?

5/8

Q6.Which of the below will melt when heated?

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Q7.Thermosetting polymer chains are fixed together by strong covalent bonds.

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Q8.There are weak intermolecular forces between polymer chains in thermosoftening polymers.

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Lesson summary: Polymers

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