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Introduction to Polymers

Polymers are all around us! For many applications they can replace and perform much better than traditional materials used over the centuries

A polymer is a large molecule, often containing many thousands of small molecules. These molecules are bonded together to form one giant molecule, or macromolecule. The Macrogalleria website provides a good introduction to the structure, properties and applications of polymers. It is divided up into the following sections:

Polymers are Everywhere

Discover where polymers are around us!

Polymers Up Close and Personal

This section looks at diferent types of polymer in more detail.

How They Work

Discover how polymers are so useful to us!

Making Polymers

How polymers are made in industry.

Getting Polymers to Talk

Finding out about polymers by performing experiments to determine their properties.

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Radiation around you...

The National Radiological Protection Board (NRPB) provides a set of superb resources for use in schools......

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Mobile Phones and Health Risks

The evidence provided for links between the use of mobile phones and health is inconclusive. Yet, is it just a matter of time ?

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The magical world of Alchemy....

Once upon a time....there was a quest to discover "the philosopher's stone" which could magically turn lead into gold....

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Applications of Ultraviolet and Infrared Radiation

Here is a useful starting point for discussions and/or research into applications of Infrared and Ultraviolet Radiation

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Resources from The Radiation Research Trust

Here are some useful resources for your research into electromagnetic radiation........

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How do animals move?

In this activity you should use your knowledge of forces to explain how animals move!

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Safety Features of a Car

Here are some useful resources to help you to understand the physics behind safety features of a car...

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Drag and Drop Genetics

Use these drag and drop activities to find out more about genetic inheritance

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Designer Genes

Here is a website produced by three high school students. The study of genetics is presented in an interesting way, with quizzes, explanations, and discussions...from DNA to cloning...

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