Fun with Polymers!

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A polymer investigation is on the horizon and here are four separate learning activities to do the job. The resource provides background information for the teacher and a wonderful analogy to help learners understand polymers and plastics. It also provides four activities each with full instructions, images, discussion, and added information. Kids can make a Borax bouncy ball, investigate sodium alginate and molecular gastronomy, work with recyclable plastics, and play with those super cool diaper hydrogels. No matter how you use this resource, your class will be engaged and learning about polymers!

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Life Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Experiment
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Technology
Scientific Equipment
Year
2011