Plastics are very common materials. They are made from crude oil, one of many products from this liquid which we obtain from below the ground.
We are likely to come across plastics every day in any number of different forms: they are used for all kinds of jobs.
One of the many properties of plastics that makes them so useful is that they are easy to produce in different shapes and sizes and so can be used to make a huge variety of objects.
This worksheet will help you test your knowledge of one of the most useful materials ever made.