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Chalk Talk: Polymers

Provided by the National Science Foundation

The word polymer literally means "many parts," but a polymer isn’t a specific thing.  It’s anything--usually a molecule or material--made of smaller, repeating bits.  Polymers are large molecules formed by linking together smaller, repeating units called monomers.

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