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17 resources with the concept slime

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Time for Slime

For Students K - 5th
Slime is more than just a fun pastime. Learners study the bonding of polymers using a mixture of glue, borax, and water. They then explore the properties of the slime and learn how the polymers in glue bond with ions in borax.
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For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Let knowledge of polymers and slime ooze into one's brain. Scholars learn about polymers and cross-linking by conducting a fun hands-on activity. They create their own colorful slime by mixing a borax solution and a glue solution.
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Make Your Own Slime!

For Students 3rd - 8th
It's a polymer, a non-Newtonian fluid—it's slime! Super scientists use Borax, glue, and food coloring to make a sticky and liquid substance. 
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The Gelation of Guar Gum with Borax

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Some of kids' favorite toys are the products of science experiments. Scholars follow precise measurements to mix and create their own slime and Play-Doh. They observe the changing textures and the chemical reactions throughout the...
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A Slippery Slimy Substance

For Students 9th - 12th
Get messy with a little slimy science! A series of experiments analyze the properties of slime. Learners also apply the definition of solid and liquid to the characteristics of their slime.
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For Teachers K - 8th
Who's going to get slimed? Your entire class! Scholars create slime using Borax, water, and white glue. Some food coloring can give the slime a bit of color.
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Banana Slugs: Secret of the Slime

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Banana slugs eat animal droppings and leaves, all while generating waste that acts as a fertilizer. The video explains the slug's role in the ecosystem. It highlights the benefits of the slime for slugs' movement, food source, and even...
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St. Patrick's Day Challenge Cards

For Students 2nd - 6th
Nineteen cards offer an assortment of St. Patrick's Day-themed STEM activities. Scholars choose from a variety of cards to take part in activities such as building coin towers, growing green carnations, tying a celtic knot, and more!    
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Biofilm: A New (Gross) Thing to Worry About

For Students 9th - 12th
Slime is fun, except when it is the glue holding together the bacteria that makes you sick. This video explains what biofilm is, how it works, and why it is terrifying. It also focuses on the illnesses caused by biofilm, the way...
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Science of Slime

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Young scholars investigate the physical properties of a rather peculiar substance commonly known as slime. They devise and carryout a procedure for testing the effect of varying concentrations of either the poly(vinyl alcohol) or the...
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Sensational Slime

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Pupils mix solutions of polyvinyl alcohol and borax. They predict what happen and record their observations. They prepare a T-chart comparing Jell-o to their mixture.
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Edible Slime - the Polymer You Can Eat!

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students identify that nature polymers like alginate from seaweed and that sodium alginate plus ions creates a slime that they can actually eat. They also identify and interpret that when sodium alginate and calcium acetate when water...
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Slime Away

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore change in physical properties of polymer as result of cross-linking. Students consider result of adding more cross-linking agents to polymer, view model of cross-linking, and complete monomer identification.
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Collaboration via Slime Mold

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners combine the skills and concepts that they have developed to ask a simple question which can be answered on a Petri plate. They ask questions and design experiments for verification through collaboration with their classmates.
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Cool Activities: Make Slime

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students analyze chemistry by conducting an in-class experiment. In this slime lesson, students discuss what slime is and what form of matter it qualifies as. Students utilize borax, glue, water, cups, food coloring and plastic bags to...
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For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this chemistry worksheet, students make slime by following the directions given. Students read the 6 steps to complete the slime process and follow them.
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For Teachers 1st - 6th
Young scholars participate in a science experiment in which they try and move gelatin cubes with and without a lubricant. They examine the concept of friction and resistance to motion.