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Chapter 3 Class 8 - Synthetic Fibres And Plastics

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  • What are fibres
  • Different Types of Fibres - Natural, Synthetic and their examples
  • What is Synthetic Fibre
  • What is a polymer
  • Different types of Synthetic Fibres - Rayon, Nilon, Polyester, Acrylic, and their examples
  • Properties and Disadvantages of using Synthetic Fibres
  • How are synthetic fibres made
  • What are Plastics
  • Plastic Arrangements
  • Thermosetting Plastics and Thermoplastics - with examples and uses
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of using plastics
  • What are Biodegradable and Non-biodegradable materials, 
  • and the time required to degenerate various materials
  • And finally, the 5R Principle of Waste Management


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