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PolymerPowerPointComp - Many Parts This name hints at how...

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Many + Parts Latin: Plasticus, that which can be molded This name hints at how polymers are made This name honors plastics useful property of being easily molded
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The word, polymer , implies that polymers are constructed from pieces ( monomers ) that can be easily connected into long chains ( polymer ). When you look at the above shapes, your mind should see that they could easily fit together.
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Cotton fiber is mostly cellulose, and cellulose is made of chains of the sugar, glucose linked together a certain way.
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Glucose Structural formula. Straight chain glucose H-C=O | H-C-OH | HO-C-H | H-C-OH | H-C-OH | Glucose glucose bending Glucose Two ring-shape versions alpha-glucose beta-glucose Glucose bends itself into 4 different shapes millions of times a second 1 4 6 2 3 5 Used in making cellulose Used in making starch flips either way bends
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Nylon was discovered in 1935. The name nylon is Nylon was discovered in 1935. The name nylon is derived from two cities where it was discovered namely derived from two cities where it was discovered namely New York and London . New York and London . Nylon is used in clothes, shoes, jackets, belts, and accessories. It’s not surprising a magazine is named after this polymer. Where did nylon get its name?
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We say certain polymers are man-made, but the truth is they make themselves. Humans only have to get the ingredients near each other. The chemicals will assemble themselves. Two ingredients are mixed and a solid begins to form at the junction between the two layers of liquid. Hot nylon spaghetti can be extracted.
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The students are handling the nylon string that was produced. Notice there’s some kind of odor that is being noticed.
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