Make a Polymer

Grade Range: 1-6
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Duration: 15 minutes
Date Posted: 9/4/2012

A polymer is made up of tiny molecules in long, repeating chains, like paper clips hooked together. Polymers are all around us—even in our own bodies! Here's how you can make your own. This activity from Spark!Lab includes step-by-step directions, discussion questions, and ideas for extending your learning. Spark!Lab activities encourage young learners to explore the invention process, from creative ideas all the way to successful marketing.

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