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Chemicals from oil
Fuels from crude oil cartoon (BBC Bitesize)
Watch the cartoon to find out how crude oil is processed to form useful fuels. There is a short quiz at the end.
Polymers from oil revision cartoon (BBC Bitesize)
Watch the interactive cartoon to find out about how polymers (plastics) are made from chemicals that come from oil. There is a quiz at the end.
Oil strike game (RSC)
Follow the on-screen instructions to make as much money as possible in the oil industry, testing your knowledge and understanding of carbon chemistry along the way!
Products from oil (s-cool)
Follow the links to concise revision notes on products from oil, then have a go at the multiple choice questions and exam style questions.
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