Polymers and People
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High schoolers identify a historical example of how advances in science depend on advances in technology and vice versa. They acquire brief research on the future of plastics. They address the questions of how science and technology intertwine.
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What do drinking bottles and nylon have in common? They are both made with a condensation reaction. The video discusses how polymers join in a condensation reaction. It details the results of the reaction and why they combine in that...
3 mins 10th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Plasticisers and Hardeners
Both soft raincoats and hard door frames use PVC as their main components, yet they have very different textures. The video focuses on the use of plasticisers and hardeners to create the very different textures and uses for the same...
5 mins 10th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Science Lesson: Chocolate Flavored Cherries
Students are able to identify start and stop sequences in DNA. They are able to model using restriction enzyme and ligase to remove sections of DNA and reattach them. Students are introduced to the process of recombinat DNA through the...
9th - 12th Science