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Materials Science

Fourth Grade introduction to Materials Science.
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Materials Science
The study of man-made materials.
atom
Basic particle of matter.
molecule
Two or more atoms bonded together.
ceramic
Clay hardened by heat.
plastic
Substance made of carbon-based polymers.
monomer
A molecule that bonds easily to identical molecules.
polymer
Two or more monomers bonded together,
kinetic energy
Energy of movement
Kinetic theory of heat.
The heat of a substance increases when the kinetic energy of its molecules increases.