Science & Nature

What Is a Polymer: Science of Slime Social Club (Ages 4-6)

In this on-going social club learners will make a different slime each week and learn about the science behind each slime while socializing with new friends!
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25 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week


year olds


learners per class

per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Class Experience

Learners will improve their knowledge of scientific vocabulary with new words such as polymer and monomer.
Learners will improve their knowledge of chemical reactions through the making of the various slime recipes. 
Supplies needed for the specific weekly slimes will be posted in the classroom upon enrollment and before the next week of class. 

Links to specialty supplies:

Instant snow—For diaper slime (if you don’t have diapers)

Neodymium magnet--For magnetic slime

Black iron oxide powder--For magnetic slime

Photochromic pigment--For UV light color change slime

Thermochromic pigment— For heat color change slime

These supplies are the supplies that will be needed for most of the slime recipes so have these on hand as needed:

Mixing bowl
Mixing utensil such as spoon or spatula
Contact solution containing boric acid and sodium borate
Measuring spoons
Measuring cups
Baking soda
Liquid starch
Elmer’s glue and glow in the dark glue
Food coloring
Shaving cream 
Pom poms
Vanilla pudding mix
Chocolate pudding mix
Diapers or fake snow (found at craft stores)
Foam beads
Old playdoh
Dish soap 
Corn starch
25 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Heather Swann: The Queen of Science Experiments
Lives in the United States
Learning is Lifelong-- "Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."--Henry Ford
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***UPDATED*** ***NOTE*** To my regular families and any potential future learners. I have had my baby and am currently in the hospital. For this reason on-going classes and one-time classes for the next few days will be temporarily stopping until... 
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