Slime investigations!

March 18th, 2019 | Posted by Rebecca Walker in News

Year 11 were studying the Properties of Polymers last week and made slime (with food colouring added). This involved warming PVA glue, adding borax solution drop by drop and stirring well. The glue becomes ‘slimy’ as the borax makes the long polymer chains in the glue link together to form a jelly-like substance. Some of the students made their slime into balls and dropped them on white tiles to see how well they bounce. Great work Year 11.

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