Polymers

This lesson will introduce the concept of polymers. You will be able to draw the displayed formula of monomers and polymers and link the structures to their properties.

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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!

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Q1.What element are fullerenes made from?

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Q2.Why is graphene so strong?

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Q3.Why is graphene so good at conducting electricity?

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Q4.Why is graphene so hard to melt?

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Q5.Why is graphene so easy to see through?

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Q6.What are the potential uses for graphene and fullerenes? Tick 4 boxes.

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.What element are fullerenes made from?

1/6

Q2.Why is graphene so strong?

2/6

Q3.Why is graphene so good at conducting electricity?

3/6

Q4.Why is graphene so hard to melt?

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Q5.Why is graphene so easy to see through?

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Q6.What are the potential uses for graphene and fullerenes? Tick 4 boxes.

Select four (4) boxes

6/6

Video

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

Polymers

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

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Q1.What type of bond links the monomers together when they form a polymer?

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Q2.Why do polymers have high melting points?

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Q3.What properties make polymers a good choice for clothing?

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Q4.Why are polymers used to make a frying pan handle?Tick all that apply.

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Q5.What is the correct name of the polymer made from ethene?

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Q6.What is the key word for the units that make a polymer?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Polymers

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.What type of bond links the monomers together when they form a polymer?

1/6

Q2.Why do polymers have high melting points?

2/6

Q3.What properties make polymers a good choice for clothing?

3/6

Q4.Why are polymers used to make a frying pan handle?Tick all that apply.

Select two (2) boxes

4/6

Q5.What is the correct name of the polymer made from ethene?

5/6

Q6.What is the key word for the units that make a polymer?

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Lesson summary: Polymers

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