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Polymers: Making Silly Putty

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Objective

Students will understand how scientists can change polymers to give them different physical properties. They will take a polymer (glue) and cross-link it to create silly putty. This activity is a good follow up to the “Instant Snow” activity.

Grade Levels

6-8, 3-5

Lesson Plan

Silly Putty.pdf

Student Sheets

Getting Silly with Putty Activity Sheets.pdf
Silly Putty (Spanish).pdf

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