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At Home Science: Polymers and Bouncy Balls

Explore the world of polymers by creating your own bouncy ball!
Bethany Daley
215 total reviews for this teacher
6 reviews for this class
Completed by 18 learners
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year olds
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60 minute class

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Class Experience

Students will be able to explain what a polymer is and how it can be changed through a chemical reaction. They will learn basic lab safety. The process of lab observations and hypotheses will be learned through guided activity. Students will also learn about long chain chemicals.
There is no homework for this class.
A polymer worksheet and a lab report will be provided. Materials Needed: Borax warm water glue cornstarch measuring cups two bowls craft sticks or spoons Optional (and more fun!) glitter food coloring
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Learner progress is assessed through group discussion as well as their ability to carry out their experiment and fill in their lab reports.
1 hour per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Bethany DaleyMaking learning fun!
215 total reviews
150 completed classes

About Me

Hello! I enjoy teaching literature classes that make learning the greats fun and interesting. I love teaching Shakespeare and creative writing. I also enjoy home-based science classes. I have been in education for years. I began teaching early... 
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