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Playing with Polymers: Synthesizing Worms and Slime - Explore the Importance of Polymers - Science at Home Series - Innovating Science

$29.95
SKU IS1002
  • This hands on, fun science kit is designed to teach young students about polymers (specifically plastics) which make up many of the products we use in our everyday lives
  • Mix conceptual learning with hands-on fun, synthesizing fun polymer creations
  • Kit includes sodium alginate, calcium chloride, polyvinyl alcohol, sodium borate, large and small plastic cups and plastic scoops
  • Teacher's (or Parent's!) manual and SDS packets included
  • The Science at Home series by Innovating Science is designed to offer engaging activities and educational content to learners at home

This classroom kit takes students through the basics of what polymers are and how they form. Following a brief introduction, your at home learners will use the chemicals in the kit to form two different polymers: long, squiggly worms, and thick, viscous slime. Young students will love playing with polymers while simultaneously learning about how they benefit us in our everyday lives.

    Kit Includes:

    • 4g Sodium Alginate
    • 500ml Calcium Chloride
    • 1L Polyvinyl Alcohol
    • 250mL Sodium Borate
    • 12 Plastic Cups, Large
    • 12 Plastic Cups, Small
    • 6 Plastic Scoops
    • Teacher (or Parent!) Manual
    • Safety Data Sheet


    The Science at Home series by Innovating Science is designed to offer engaging activities and educational content to young learners at home. Kits incorporate applied math and science principles into homeschool-based projects. Teachers in pre-K, elementary, and secondary classrooms use science education kits and products alongside science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum to demonstrate STEM concepts and real-world applications through hands-on activities. Science education projects include a broad range of activities, such as practical experiments in engineering, aeronautics, robotics, energy, chemistry, physics, biology, and geology. Innovating Science products, manufactured by Aldon Corporation, include educational kits for the chemistry, life science, green chemistry, advanced placement chemistry, and forensic fields.