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Raw material facts for kids

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Raw materials are materials that have not been processed. They are in the form in which they are found in nature without any thing done to them. Raw materials are made into other things.

Raw materials usually come from:

  • A plant or tree
  • An animal
  • A mine

Examples of raw materials:

Things that are not raw materials because they have been processed:

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