Unit 12 Useful Materials

Unit 12: Patterns and materials

Have you ever wondered how different materials are made? From concrete to fibreglass and nylon. Scientists have developed different materials to help technology and mankind continue to improve life. During this unit you will learn about the periodic table of elements and some different elements and how they react. After this we will study how new materials are made using these elements and compounds. 


Unit 12 Glossary.docx.pdf

Core questions

Unit 12 core questions.pdf

Learning Journey

Copy of Unit 12 - Patterns and Materials Learning Journey.pdf

Periodic table

Reactivity series 

New Materials (Ceramics, Polymers and Composites)

From DNA to Silly Putty: The diverse world of polymers

A brief history of plastic

Metals and Non-metals in the Periodic Table