Unicorn Snot aka Polymers Lab

Unicorn Snot aka Polymers Lab
Unicorn Snot aka Polymers Lab
Unicorn Snot aka Polymers Lab
Unicorn Snot aka Polymers Lab
Unicorn Snot aka Polymers Lab
Unicorn Snot aka Polymers Lab
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This lab has gained quite a reputation. Every year students ask, "Are we going to make Unicorn Snot?".
This is a fun and educational experience that introduces students to polymers.
I hand the lab sheets out (laminating is a great idea!), set up a "supply depot" at a lab table and simply monitor/facilitate as students work through the investigation.
I warn students that the lab may go awry if they don't follow directions carefully! In truth, though, a little miss-measuring by novice hands will still produce a polymer!

Students complete this lab by answering a set of questions (there are two sets). One set is less time demanding and works great for interactive notebooking.
The second set includes a debate question that is certain to provoke an meaningful discussion!!!

At the end I have teams divide their "snot" and send it home in plastic snack bags labeled, " student name's SNOT".

A polymers explanation for students is included in this package.
This lab does NOT include a polymers explanation for the teacher as you are probably versed in this area if you are teaching this to your students.
Total Pages
12 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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