Science & Nature

What Is a Polymer: Science of Slime Social Club (Ages 7-10)

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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Class

25 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week

7-10

year olds

1-6

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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Description

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. 

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
Conditioner
Lotion
Liquid starch
Elmer’s glue and glow in the dark glue
Food coloring
Shaving cream 
Pom poms
Vanilla pudding mix
Chocolate pudding mix
Oatmeal 
Marshmallows 
Diapers or gelli baff (found at craft stores)
Glitter
Foam beads
Old playdoh
Dish soap 
Corn starch
Water

Links for specialty ingredients:

Instant snow—For diaper slime (if you don’t have diapers)
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07BJM7VKW/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awdb_imm_WXTH1D1H0RFHRYJ9362B

Thermochromatic Pigment--For heat color change slime

https://www.amazon.com/Prestige-Thermochromic-Temperature-Activated-Pigment/dp/B081ZFJ4HW

Photochromic pigment--For UV light color change slime

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0753RVZ5T/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_64FMKZ9Z4E2GE4926GJ8?psc=1

Neodymium magnet--For magnetic slime
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08TM38W3S/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_N8GP4FMGNVVNGG42TJ26?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1

Black iron oxide powder--For magnetic slime
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008LEOMJC/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_V050943FGFC3Z17W0ATR
25 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Teacher

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
253 total reviews
326 completed classes

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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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