Which is stronger: Glue or tape? - Elizabeth Cox

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video

dextrin

Dextrin is a type of sugar that is found in foods like bread and pasta. It is very soluble in water, which means that it can dissolve quickly in liquids.

  • The dextrin in the bread made it very soft and fluffy.
  • The dextrin in the pasta made it very elastic.
casein

Casein is a type of protein. It's found in milk, and it's responsible for the milk's consistency and flavor.

  • The proteins in the casein make the milk solid.
  • The proteins in the casein are what make the milk taste like milk.
terpenes

Terpenes are essential oils that are found in many plants. They are responsible for the characteristic smell of certain plants.

  • The terpenes in the plant make it smell like lavender.
  • The terpenes in the plant make it smell like pine.
evaporates

To evaporate is to disappear or to turn into vapor. When water evaporates, it turns into vapor, which is a gas.

  • The water evaporates from the surface of the lake.
  • The water evaporates from the skin.
stretchy

Stretching is a type of exercise that is used to improve your flexibility. It is often done in a warm environment to help you increase your range of motion.

  • The fabric is very stretchy, so it will fit any body type.
  • The yoga class is very stretchy, so it's perfect for people who are new to yoga.

Viscoelasticity is the ability of a material to change its shape or stiffness when it is deformed. This is often used to describe materials that are soft, like rubber.

  • The rubber was very viscoelastic, which is why it was so flexible.
  • The material was very viscoelastic, which is why it was so difficult to break.
viscoelastic

Viscoelastic is a type of material that is very flexible. This means that it can deform a lot, but it will always recover to its original shape.

  • The viscoelastic material was very flexible, which made it easy to bend.
  • The viscoelastic material was very hard, which made it difficult to bend.
crevices

To find and fill the small, hidden spaces in something is to crevices. This is often done in order to protect something from moisture or other damage.

  • The carpenter needed to find the small, hidden crevices in the wood in order to seal them.
  • The architect designed the building in such a way that it would be protected from the weather by the small, hidden crevices in the walls.