Students explore change in physical properties of polymer as result of cross-linking. Students consider result of adding more cross-linking agents to polymer, view model of cross-linking, and complete monomer identification.
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Soap, Slime, and Creative Chromatography
Do you think chromatography paper suffers from separation anxiety? Young chemists make soap, slime, silly putty, and experiment with chromatography in this lesson plan. The material includes clear instructions for each experiment along...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
From DNA to Silly Putty, The Diverse World of Polymers
Polymers make up nearly everything in the world around us; some are naturally occurring, while others are synthetic. Learn about how polymers form, what they are used for, and some of the potential environmental and health dangers of...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable