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Chemistry at Science360

features 60+ videos on plastics, self-healing polymers, explosive sniffing plants, bacteria-powered fuel cells, converting waste to energy, carbonated drinks, hamburgers, cheese, cloves and nutmeg, graphene, nylone, post-it notes, glass blowing, pigments, changing of the leaves, cleaning up an oil spill, the link between molecule structure and physical properties, and more. (National Science Foundation)

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As light as nylon yet harder than steel, this video tells the story of lab experiments with aromatic polyamides that produced the synthetic material now common in bicycle helmets, tires, and “bulletproof” police and combat gear.
Video that explains the role of the pigment molecule chlorophyll when tree foliage in northern areas changes in autumn.

Changing leaves

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