Do you love to make and play with slime? If you’ve ever mixed up a batch of slime, you created a chemical reaction polymer which is a long chain of molecules that often repeat themselves.
Have you ever made elephant toothpaste? By combining several ingredients, you can create a wonderful foamy chemical reaction called elephant toothpaste. No real elephants are involved.
Doing these fun science activities at home creates the foundation for your scientific education but the most important thing about slime and other science activities is that they are fun!
Here are some cool materials to get you started on your scientific journey.
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Learn about science in your own home kitchen using everyday materials. Put together a school project or simply make something incredible to share with your friends. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.
Author, celebrity teacher and science guy Steve Spangler teaches you how to transform the ordinary into the amazing as you make everyday items ooze, bubble, fizz, pop.
Discover how to make fluffy slime, galaxy slime, magnetic slime-even slime that glows in the dark. Readers will also learn about matter, polymers, magnetic fields, and chemical reactions, and meet some of the world’s slimiest creatures.
Offers young Star Wars fans projects and experiments inspired by the Star Wars universe, including instructions on making Jabba slime, Kyber crystals and an Ewok catapult. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.
Presents over two dozen science activities demonstrating such scientific properties as forces and motion, chemical reactions, shapes and structures, and light and sound.