Science & Nature
At Home Science: Polymers and Galactic Slime
Kids get hands on while learning all about the basics of polymers by making a fun and gloopy slime!
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Students will learn the basics of polymers and monomers. We will learn what they are, how they function, and how the world has changed because of them. We will look at the discovery of polymers and what that led to for America. Class will begin with a short video followed by a discussion about polymers. Students will encouraged to chime in with what they know and any questions that they may have. Kids will interact with each other and myself throughout the lesson as we then dive into making...
Students will learn to fill out a lab report and the basic steps of the scientific method. They will be able to define a polymer and a monomer. They will also be able to understand basic chemical reactions.
There will be no homework for this class.
Lab observation reports will be uploaded to the classroom. Slime ingredients are: Glue Baking Soda Contact Solution Food Coloring in purple, blue, and pink Fun Add-Ins: Fine Glitter Star Glitter Beads
Learner progress is assessed informally. The students ability to repeat information learned during the class and answer questions will be a large portion of the assessment of progress.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Bethany DaleyMaking learning fun!
215 total reviews
150 completed classes
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...