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230 resources with the concept polymers

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Diaper Challenge

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate the absorbency of certain diapers. In this inquiry lesson, students examine how much water the crystals absorb. They collect data and share their results in class.
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Exploring the Physical and Chemical Properties of Polymers

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students determine the physical and chemical properties of polymers. In this chemistry lesson, students test them for biodegradability. They collect data and compare their results.
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How Are Polymers Utilized in Everyday Life?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the different types of polymers. In this chemistry lesson, students research information about an area of polymer science they chose. They create a PowerPoint presentation to share their findings in class.
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Sports Helmets and Impact Testing of Polymers

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners test various polymers resistance to impact. In this technology lesson, students collect data and formulate a conclusion. They design their own helmet and present it to class.
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Polymers

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars explore online tutorial on polymers. In this chemistry lesson, they create two polymers in the lab and compare their properties. They write a sales letter about their new and improved polymer product.
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Mystery Polymers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine how some natural substances are polymers.  For this polymer lesson students complete a lab and give examples of a physical change. 
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Goofy Putty

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine mixtures and solution properties by making a borax polymer. In this chemical reactions lesson, students make a putty out of borax solution mixed to create a polymer.
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Critter? Growth

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students identify and use the elements of the scientific inquiry to solve problems. They explain concepts about the structure and properties of matter. Pupils write an explanation of polymers and how the characteristic of polymers...
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Polymers and Crystals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students experiment with crystals and polymers and examine their roles in food science.
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Polymer Physics on the Playground

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate what materials allow them to slide down a slide the fastest. They set up test procedures and carry out an experiment.
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The Polymer Schoolhouse

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate polymers by discovering and examining plastics and creating a diorama.
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Polymers and People

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars identify a historical example of how advances in science depend on advances in technology and vice versa.
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It's the Slime Time

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students experiment to understand the basic concept of polymerization and to understand the dissolution theory. Student experiment with polymers to understand its behavior and the mechanical behavior of polymer networks.
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Bouncing Balls

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Pupils create a polymer to demonstrate its properties and develop an awareness of the wide variety of uses for polymers.