MS-PS1-3: Synthetic Materials

Gather and make sense of information to describe that synthetic materials come from natural resources and impact society.

Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on natural resources that undergo a chemical process to form the syntheic material. Examples of new materials could include new medicine, foods, and alternative fuels.

Assessment Boundary: Assessment is limited to qualitative information.




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Vocabulary

Synthetic materials (e.g. medicine, foods, alternative fuels)
Natural resources
Chemical processes (e.g. burning limestone produces cement)
Societal needs (e.g. concrete for construction)
Structure and Function

Gather and make sense of information to describe that synthetic materials come from natural resources and impact society. (Structure and Function)


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