⁣⁣Lesson Plan: 4 DIY Famous Instagram Slime Recipes: Learn How to Make Popular Slime Creations!

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⁣⁣Lesson Plan: 4 DIY Famous Instagram Slime Recipes: Learn How to Make Popular Slime Creations!

Grade Level: 6-8

Subject: Science/Art

Objective: Students will explore the science behind slime and engage in hands-on activities by making popular slime recipes featured on Instagram. They will learn about the ingredients and their reactions while developing their creativity and fine motor skills.

Materials Needed:
- Clear glue
- Liquid starch or borax solution
- Contact lens solution
- Baking soda
- Shaving cream
- Food coloring or glitter (optional)
- Mixing bowls and spoons
- Containers for storing slime
- Slime decorations (sequins, beads, foam balls, etc.)


1. Introduction (10 minutes):
- Begin the lesson by discussing the popularity of slime on social media platforms like Instagram.
- Ask students if they have seen or made slime before and what they find appealing about it.

2. The Science of Slime (15 minutes):
- Introduce the science behind slime, discussing the properties of polymers and how they react with different ingredients.
- Explain the role of ingredients like glue, liquid starch, contact lens solution, and baking soda in creating the slime texture.

3. DIY Famous Instagram Slime Recipes (60 minutes):
- Share four popular slime recipes with the students, such as:
a. Clear Glue Slime: Mix clear glue with liquid starch or contact lens solution until the desired consistency is achieved.
b. Fluffy Slime: Combine clear glue with shaving cream and liquid starch, slowly adding the starch until the slime forms.
c. Crunchy Slime: Mix clear glue with liquid starch and add foam balls or other crunchy decorations for texture.
d. Glitter Slime: Add glitter and food coloring to clear glue, then mix in liquid starch or contact lens solution.
- Provide step-by-step instructions for each recipe and demonstrate the process for making one of the slimes.

4. Hands-on Slime Making (30 minutes):
- Allow students to choose one or more of the slime recipes to make.
- Provide the necessary materials and assist students as needed, ensuring they follow the instructions and safety guidelines.
- Encourage creativity by allowing students to experiment with colors, textures, and slime decorations.

5. Slime Exploration and Observation (15 minutes):
- Instruct students to observe and explore their slime creations.
- Ask them to describe the texture, stretchiness, and other properties of their slimes.
- Encourage discussion on the differences and similarities between the various slime recipes.

6. Reflection and Discussion (15 minutes):
- Facilitate a class discussion on the science behind slime and the reactions that occur between the ingredients.
- Ask students to explain the role of the different ingredients in creating the slime texture and consistency.
- Discuss the importance of following instructions and understanding safety precautions when making slime.

7. Creative Extensions (30 minutes):
- Challenge students to create their own unique slime recipes by combining ingredients or experimenting with different ratios.
- Instruct them to document their recipes and describe the characteristics and reactions of their custom-made slimes.

8. Conclusion (5 minutes):
- Conclude the lesson by emphasizing the connection between science and creativity in making slime.
- Encourage students to continue exploring the science behind other hands-on activities and experiments.

Common Core Labels Correlations:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.3: Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6-8.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information.

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