Bagooze Slime

LEARNING OUTCOME

Slime is a polymer and polymers are used every day. Slime has a number of properties that make it unique material. Some other plastics have unusual properties.

Student Experiments

  • Experiment with slime from a PVA bag using a variety of equipment
  • Follow the preparation method
  • Discover slimes unusual properties

SCIENCE EDUCATOR demonstrations

  • Educator will demonstrate the method of experimentation
  • Discussions on Polymers and their various uses

Chemical SCIENCEs

Australian curriculum

 

Yr F-2 Objects are made of materials that have observable properties (ACSSU003

Everyday materials can be physically changed in a variety of ways (ACSSU018

 

Yr 3-4 Natural and processed materials have a range of physical properties that can influence their use (ACSSU074

 

Yr 5-6 Changes to materials can be reversible or irreversible (ACSSU095)

 

Victorian curriculum

F-2 Objects are made of materials that have observable properties (VCSSU044)

F-2  Everyday materials can be physically changed or combined with other materials in a variety of ways for particular purposes (VCSSU045)

 

Yr 3-4 Natural and processed materials have a range of physical properties; these properties can influence their use (VCSSU060)

 

Yr 5-6 Changes to materials can be reversible, including melting, freezing, evaporating, or irreversible, including burning and rusting (VCSSU077)

 

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