SCIENCE SPOT PLAYING WITH POLYMERS
Playing with Polymers Teacher Notes - sciencespot
Playing with Polymers Teacher Notes Introduction Each year I set aside time during our Chemistry unit to explore the world of polymers and it is always one of my students' favorite units of the year! I usually do this unit before winter break and allow the kids to take home their slimes as a present from me.[PDF]
Playing with Polymers Recipes - sciencespot
Playing with Polymers Recipes Gloop Amount: Each person can make a batch! This is a polymer made from white glue and sodium tetraborate. White glue is made with polyvinyl alcohol, or PVA, which is a plastic made from oil. Borax is a natural mineral mined from the earth, which is made of boron, sodium, oxygen, and water.
Playing with Polymers - Scientific American
Jan 05, 2012Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, Playing with Polymers. A creative chemical challenge from Science Buddies.Author: Science Buddies
Science Matters: End of School: Playing with Polymers
May 11, 2011End of School: Playing with Polymers Tracy from The Science Spot has come through once again with a fantastic unit, Playing with Polymers, in which students make four different polymers - Gloop, Boogers, Goobers, and Super Slime. Tracy does this as part of curriculum, as part of a study on petrochemicals. I did it at the end of the school yearAuthor: Karen
Putty Science: Family Fun with Polymers - Science Buddies
Jun 21, 2012The full Science Buddies Project Idea can be used during science fair season, but the general procedure gives you a blueprint for turning the project into an exciting family activity: Bouncy Polymer Chemistry; Playing with Polymers (this adaptation of the Science Buddies Project Idea appears in Scientific American's Bring Home Science) Squishy Fun
A Science Teacher's Polymer Education Guide
Polymers can be natural, like those that make up the trunk of a tree or a chunk of rock, or they can be man-made. Man-made polymers are created with a goal in mind, such as to create a better tire, but the technology that led to being able to make specific polymers usually came with discoveries that allowed scientists to use specific molecules[PDF]
Playing With Polymers Name - Cameron Elementary School
One of the most important synthetic polymers we use everyday is _____, which are used in products from kitchen utensils to rocket engines. 10. Polymers are also used in medicine as substitutes for _____ _____, such as bones and arteries. 11. Answer these questions about polymers as you watch the “Nature’s Polymers” video.