Chemistry in Everyday Life

Just an initial demo map, so that you don't start with an empty map list ...

Get Started. It's Free
or sign up with your email address
Rocket clouds
Chemistry in Everyday Life by Mind Map: Chemistry in Everyday Life

1. Fossil Fuels

1.1. Hydrocarbons

1.1.1. Contains Hydrogen & Carbon

1.2. Burning gives off

1.2.1. Always - Carbon Dioxide & Water

1.2.2. Dirty Fuels - Sulphur Dioxide

1.3. Examples

1.3.1. Oil

1.3.2. Coal

1.3.3. Gas

2. Acid Rain

2.1. Gases eg Sulphur Dioxide react with Water

2.1.1. Dilute Sulphuric Acid

2.2. Lowers pH of Rain & Lakes

2.2.1. Kills Trees & Fish

2.3. Corrodes Limestone Statues & Buildings

3. Natural Gas

3.1. Mostly Methane

3.1.1. CH4

3.1.2. Covalent Bond

3.2. Used for Cooking

4. Plastics

4.1. Crude Oil

4.2. Polythene

4.2.1. tough & waxy - bags

4.3. Nylon

4.3.1. strong & Hard-wearing - Stockings

4.4. PVC

4.4.1. strong & hard - gutters

4.5. Polystyrene

4.5.1. strong & brittle - white packaging

4.6. Perspex

4.6.1. clear & tough - screens

5. Environment

5.1. Biodegradable

5.1.1. eg Food scraps, paper

5.2. non-biodegradable

5.2.1. Plastics

6. Pharmacy & Medicine

6.1. Drugs

7. Food Industrty

7.1. Fertilizer

7.2. pesticide

7.3. preservatives