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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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    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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    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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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this earth science/math/art activity, learners use simple ingredients to grow crystals and examine the repeating geometric shapes and patterns. Learners compare the growth of crystals from four...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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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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    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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    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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    WGBH
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    In this playful, goopy activity, learners mix two liquids to create a solid (that sometimes acts like a liquid ), using basic household materials such as borax and glue. Learners experiment with...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this activity, learners make a paper model of a polymer, then make Silly Putty, an actual polymer. For the model, learners make chains of paper dolls and color them in different ways to...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    Everybody loves messy science, and Flubber is a favorite of both COSI employees and guests! Included as part of one of COSI's Family Science Quests, this activity provides a lot of opportunity...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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