Silly Putty Chemistry
Silly Putty Chemistry / Engineer Better Medicines/ Grade 10 / Physical Science
Summary: Students learn about polymers and cross-linking as they create their own formulations of silly putty. Polymers can be used in biomedical research to create controlled carriers for drug release.
Materials: Elmer's School Glue, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Sodium Tetraborate, Water, Dixie cups, Stirring Rods, transfer pipettes