Cleaners from plants

dirty pans

 

What do you choose when you need to do the washing up?

You can get detergents and cleaners that are made using ingredients from crude oil. You can also make cleaners using ingredients from plants. One cleaner like this uses an ingredient called limonene. This comes from oranges and lemons.

Which cleaner would you choose?

Compare limonene with cleaners made from crude oil

oranges and lemons

 

Ask your teacher

... if you can check out these slides that explain how limonene is made from plants. They could also be shown on an interactive white board, if you have one in your classroom.