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Polymers - Crash Course Chemistry #45

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    Did you know that Polymers save the lives of Elephants? Well, now you do! The world of Polymers is so amazingly integrated into our daily lives that we sometimes forget how amazing they are.

    Here, Hank talks about how they were developed an the different types of Polymers that are common in the world today, including some that may surprise you.

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    Table of Contents

    Commercial Polymers & Saved Elephants 0:00
    Ethene AKA Ethylene 2:29
    Addition Reactions 3:08
    Ethene Based Polymers 4:44
    Addition Polymerization & Condensation Reactions 6:32
    Proteins & Other Natural Polymers 8:33
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