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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Use this recipe to create everybody's favorite polymer -- FLUBBER! This resource includes instructions on how to make flubber as well as information on the chemistry behind the strange...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 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