Defines condensation polymer, describes the synthesis of some condensation polymers, and lists some of these polymers.
Illustrates an example of condensation polymerization. When ethylene glycol and terephthalic acid react they give off a water molecule.
Reviews the synthesis of condensation polymers.
With this KWL Chart, reflect on your prior knowledge of a concept, come up with questions you’re curious about, and come up with answers from the reading.
Covers the development of Kevlar, properties and application of this material.
Interview with Stephanie Kwolek, the inventor of Kevlar.
Provides several examples of condensation polymers that are used world wide.