Covers contributions of chemistry to the development of new materials.
Shows how silicon crystals are turned into the silicon wafers that are then used in the creation of computer chips.
Reviews chemistry's relevance and contributions to the development of modern materials.
To activate prior knowledge, to generate questions about a given topic, and to organize knowledge using a KWL Chart.
Learn about the history behind synthetic dyes and the chemical industry.
Learn about the crucial roles that rare earth elements play in modern technology.
Describes the properties and history of the synthetic fiber, nylon.