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Let's Make an Addition Polymer: Demonstration

Let's Make an Addition Polymer: Demonstration

The Materials Science and Technology Teacher's Workshop (MAST) provides this lesson plan for students learning about polymers. The class will produce an addition polymer using a free radical initiator. A step by step procedure is included in the document. A basic review of the scientific principles involved is also included. The procedure should take about 20-25 minutes of class time. Discussion questions and teacher notes are included as well as a chart for data input.


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