Hearing these words, you first think of the materials our clothing is made of. But all objects surrounding us in everyday life consist of one or several materials.
They are objects that are made, for example, of metal, wood, rubber, plastic. In chemistry these objects are also called ‘solids‘.
The materials solids consist of either occur in nature or have been newly created by people combining different substances.
What materials are there? How can they be distinguished and classified? And how can we employ these materials with their specific properties usefully and advantageously?