Edible Slime - the Polymer You Can Eat!

Students identify that nature polymers like alginate from seaweed and that sodium alginate plus ions creates a slime that they can actually eat. They also identify and interpret that when sodium alginate and calcium acetate when water is added to them. Finally, students identify what the chemical name of their slime is.

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