are used to make things you and your family use every day.
Chemicals are used to make plastic bottles to safely store our food, milk, and soft drinks. If you drop a plastic bottle by mistake, it doesn't break like glass.
Chemicals are used to make medicines to help you get well whenever you are sick.
Chemicals are used to make fun things like CD's, audio and videotapes. Your radio and TV have plastic parts and electronics made from chemicals.
Even the pens and colored markers you use in school are probably made from plastics that come from chemicals.
Look around your room. Can you name 3 things made from plastics or chemicals?
Even the clothes you are wearing right now may contain fibers made from chemicals.
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