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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Once per week
learners per class
How does an “Ongoing” course 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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NOTE: This class does require prior planning. Please check the supply list for basic supplies before enrollment. Slime specific supplies will be posted in the classroom upon enrollment. Introductions: We will begin each class by introducing ourselves to our fellow slime lovers. Discussion: What is slime? How is it made? What is a polymer? What is a monomer? Each week we will discuss and review these questions and the science behind basic slime. Slime Specific Discussion: Each week we...
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.
Heather Swann: The Queen of Science Experiments
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253 total reviews
326 completed classes
***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...