Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Mad Scientists Club: Slime

  • Program Goals
    • Learn how to measure and estimate
    • Experiment with chemical reactions
    • Learn how to follow a recipe
Project: Classic Easy Goo
  • Recipe: 
    • 1 tsp borax, 1/2 cup hot water (mixed) 
    • 1/2 cup glue, 1/2 cup water, food coloring or paint (mixed) 
    • Pour borax solution into glue solution and stir
    • Then work with hands until all the water is worked out. 
  • Supplies 
    • borax 
    • glue 
    • food coloring or paint
    • measuring cups and spoons 
    • bowls 
Project: Slime with stuff in it (liquid starch)
  • Recipe:
    • 1/2 cup glue, 1/2 cup liquid starch
    • Add liquid starch by the tablespoon until the mixture is no longer stringy and does not stick to the sides of the bowl
    • Knead
    • Add pompoms, sand, or other ingredients and knead to mix thoroughly
    • Too sticky? Add starch. Too slimy? Add glue.
  • Supplies
    • glue
    • liquid starch
    • food coloring or paint, pompoms
    • measuring cups and spoons
    • bowls
Other Supplies
  • sink, paper towels, cloth towels
  • ziplock baggies

Other Slimes
Polka Dot Slime
Color-changing slime
https://artfulparent.com/2017/03/rainbow-fluffy-slime-recipe.html



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