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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry activity, learners use guar gum to make slime. Use this activity to introduce learners to polymers, viscosity, and colloids. Extensions for this activity include challenging...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this chemistry activity, learners transform two ingredients (4% polyvinyl alcohol solution and 4% borax solution) into gooey slime. Use this activity to introduce learners to polymers, cross...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners experiment with a piece of Silly Putty® by stretching, bouncing, and snapping it. They then create flubber, a similar substance, by mixing diluted glue and a solution of sodium borate....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 8 of the PDF, learners make a slimy substance very similar to mucus, and sprinkle it with glitter to imitate the way that allergens are trapped. Use this activity to...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
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    Learners make slime from white school glue and Borax detergent. The long chain molecules of the white glue become cross-linked by the Borax into a big network. The result is an even larger polymer...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) features a recipe to create the stretchy polymer Flubber from Borax detergent, white glue, and water. This fun and easy activity provides opportunities to...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry activity, learners make a slimy non-Newtonian fluid called "Gluep." Use this activity to introduce learners to polymers and viscosity. Learners will enjoy creating the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    University of Southern Mississippi
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    In this activity, learners prepare four polymer elastomers and then compare their physical properties, such as texture, color, volume, density, and bounce height. This activity is a fun way for...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this chemistry activity (page 1 of PDF), learners will create a blob of stretchable funny putty out of a water, borax, and glue mixture. Then, learners experiment with a little kneading and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity, learners create a gelatinous slime using guar gum powder and borax. Educators can use this simple activity to introduce learners to colloids. This activity page features a fun how...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes

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