⁣⁣Lesson Plan: What Happens When You Add Too Many Ingredients to Slime? A Fun and Educational Experiment!

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⁣⁣Lesson Plan: What Happens When You Add Too Many Ingredients to Slime? A Fun and Educational Experiment!

Grade Level: 3-5

Subject: Science

Objective: Students will conduct an experiment to observe the effects of adding excessive ingredients to slime, promoting critical thinking, observation skills, and understanding of chemical reactions.

Materials Needed:
- Clear school glue
- Liquid starch
- Assorted food coloring
- Mixing bowls
- Mixing utensils
- Measuring cups/spoons
- Optional: Additional ingredients like water, lotion, shaving cream, or baking soda


1. Introduction (10 minutes):
- Engage students by discussing the properties and ingredients of slime.
- Ask them if they think adding excessive ingredients to slime can affect its texture and consistency.

2. Safety Precautions (5 minutes):
- Discuss safety precautions, such as avoiding contact with eyes, not ingesting the slime, and washing hands after handling it.

3. Hypothesis and Predictions (10 minutes):
- Have students form hypotheses and make predictions about what will happen when excessive ingredients are added to slime.
- Encourage them to think about possible changes in texture, stickiness, or color.

4. Experimental Setup (20 minutes):
- Divide students into small groups.
- Provide each group with clear school glue, liquid starch, food coloring, and optional additional ingredients.
- Instruct the groups to measure and add excessive amounts of the chosen ingredient(s) to their slime mixture.
- Allow students to record their observations and changes in the slime's properties.

5. Observation and Discussion (15 minutes):
- Have each group share their observations and findings with the class.
- Discuss the changes in texture, stickiness, or color that occurred due to the excessive ingredients.
- Facilitate a discussion on the importance of following a recipe and the role of each ingredient in slime-making.

6. Reflection and Conclusion (10 minutes):
- Ask students to reflect on their initial hypotheses and compare them to the actual outcomes.
- Summarize the main findings of the experiment and emphasize the importance of measuring and following instructions accurately.

Common Core Labels Correlations:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3-5.3: Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.3-5.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions.

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