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Subject: How do you turn crude oil into plastic?

Date: Tue Mar 6 16:14:00 2001
Posted by Alexandra
Grade level: 7-9 School: Sheredes
City: Hoddesdon State/Province: Hertfordshire Country: England
Area of science: Chemistry
ID: 983913240.Ch

I have been learning about raw materials and the research I have already got 
isn't very detailed so I would like a scientific answer. What contained in crude 
oil is used as materials to make plastics?

Re: How do you turn crude oil into plastic?

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