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Simple Chemistry 1 Science Class


Teacher: To be announced

Language: English
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Description: Students discover a weird goop made from corn starch that acts as a solid and a liquid. Then, they compare it to a rubbery material made from Elmer's glue and Boraxo.


Class Experiments

The following experiments will be demonstrated as part of this class:

Title: How to make GAK
Created: 2008-04-11 05:52:06
Overview: Is it a solid? Is it a liquid? Just what is this slimy, stringy, rubbery stuff?

Title: Green Slime Time
Created: 2008-04-11 13:37:45
Overview: It's time to learn a secret of making a real green slime!

Title: Cornstarch Lake
Created: 2008-04-12 03:52:16
Overview: Now we will experiment with cornstarch. This is a polymer found in nature.

Title: Instant snow
Created: 2008-04-12 04:37:16
Overview: You will be absolutely amazed as a simple powder expands and turns into fluffy faux snow that will n...

Materials used

The following materials are required for this class:
Experiment 1
- glue
- BORAX (Natural Laundry Booster)
- 6 craft sticks
- 1 tablespoon
- food color
- 1 straw
- Styrofoam balls
- Ziploc bag

Experiment 2
- cornstarch
- 4 cups

Experiment 3
- 2 scoops of PVA (polyvinyl alcohol)
- 1 scoop of BORAX

Experiment 4
- small portion of grow snow (PAACP)
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