Polymers and People
Students 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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Condensation Polymerization: Preparation of Two Types of Polyesters
College-level or AP chemists use phthalic anhydride to synthesize two different polyesters, one linear and one cross-linked in structure. A detailed materials list and well-written procedures are provided on a lab sheet. Learners write...
11th - Higher Ed Science
New Review Condensation Polymers
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
What does stretching a balloon have to do with equilibrium? Groups explore preconditioning by stretching a balloon to a point of equilibrium. They then measure the amount of force required to stretch the balloon to the same point several...
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed