What are Polymers?

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What are Polymers? by Mind Map: What are Polymers?

1. Carbon

2. Electrons are shared

3. made of

4. Hydrogen

5. PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)

6. Synthetic

6.1. made of Petrochemicals

6.1.1. Hydrocarbons

6.1.2. Comes from oil

6.2. man made

6.3. Examples

6.3.1. Styrofoam (PolyStyrene)

6.3.2. Differnt kinds

6.3.2.1. HDPE

6.3.2.2. LDPE

6.3.2.3. PETE

7. Long carbon Chains

7.1. Covalently bonded

7.2. Linear Chain

7.2.1. used to make rope

7.3. Branched Chain

7.3.1. Used to make plastic Grocery bags

7.4. Cross-links

7.4.1. Slime

8. Plastics

9. swag