Simple english c01/Types of chemistry
Types of chemistry[modifier | modifier le wikicode]
There are several types of chemistry. Analytical chemistry sees what chemicals are in things. A sample job would be to see how much arsenic is in food. Organic chemistry looks at things that have carbon in them. A sample job would be making acetylene. Inorganic chemistry looks at things that do not have carbon in them. A sample job would be making an integrated circuit.
A large area of chemistry is polymer chemistry. It looks at plastics. A sample job would be making nylon. Because plastics are made of carbon, polymer chemistry is part of organic chemistry. Then there is biochemistry. It looks at the chemistry of living things. A sample job would be seeing how arsenic poisons people. Biochemistry is also part of organic chemistry. There are many other small branches of chemistry.