Materials List: Super Slime Engineering

Each group needs:

  • 6 x 120 mL (4 oz.) clear disposable containers (to use as mixing containers)
  • 10 mL plastic syringes (for use as “pipettes”) 
  • 6 x mixing sticks
  • 120 mL (4 oz.) Elmer’s glue (clear or white)
  • 120 mL (4 oz.) slime activator bottles
    • Note: the activator can be made up of a 2:1 ratio of contact solution and baking soda; or, there are options to buy premade activator, available online (see Troubleshooting Tips below)
  • 120 mL (4 oz.) water
  • food coloring (optional)
  • Slime Engineering Journal, one for each student
  • Slime SOP Worksheet, one for each group
  • gloves for each student

For the class to share:

  • masking tape
  • sharpies (for labeling)
  • paper towels (to clean the tips of the syringes)