Properties of Materials III

Basic Technology J.S.S 1 First Term


Properties of Materials III

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. Identify the properties of ceramics and glass
  2. Classify Plastics
  3. Use of Plastics
  4. Define Rubber
  5. Classify Rubber
  6. State the uses of Rubber


Ceramics and Glass

A ceramic is an inorganic compound, non-metallic, solid material comprising metal, non-metal or metalloid atoms primarily held in ionic and covalent bonds. A lot of us today live in modern houses with modern facilities. Most of our grand-parents and great-grand-parents did not enjoy some of the recent tools and equipment we have access to and enjoy. Today, many kitchens and household containers are made from clay and cement. These include cooking pots, water pots, etc. Clay and mud are also used in.... View More

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