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How to Make Slime
Helmenstine, Anne Marie, PhD. "How to Make Homemade Slime (Classic Recipe)." About.com Education. About Education, 30 July 2015. Web. 18 Mar. 2016.
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TED-Ed: From DNA to Silly Putty, the Diverse World of Polymers
"You are made of polymers, and so are trees and telephones and toys. A polymer is a long chain of identical molecules (or monomers) with a range of useful properties, like toughness or stretchiness -- and it turns out, we just can't live without them. Polymers occur both naturally -- our DNA is a polymer -- and synthetically, like plastic, Silly Putty and styrofoam. Jan Mattingly explains how polymers have changed our world." View the full lesson on TEDEd
Mattingly, Jan. "From DNA to Silly Putty, the Diverse World of Polymers - Jan Mattingly." TEDEd. TEDEd, n.d. Web. 18 Mar. 2016.
Crash Course Chemistry - Polymers
Green, Hank. "Polymers - Crash Course Chemistry #45."YouTube. Crash Course, 6 Jan. 2014. Web. 18 Mar.2016.
Plastic Milk Experiment: Making Polymers in the Kitchen
New Scientist. "Plastic Milk Experiment - Making Polymers in the Kitchen." YouTube. New Scientist, 12 Sept. 2007. Web. 16 Mar. 2016.
Make Your Own Bioplastic
Sweeney, Brandon. "Make Your Own Bioplastic." YouTube. Green Plastics, 17 Nov. 2008. Web. 16 Mar. 2016.
Dropping Oobleck off of a Building
Taofledermaus. "Dropping Oobleck off a Building + Shooting Oobleck! - SMS#5." YouTube. TheBackyardScientist, 29 Aug. 2015. Web. 18 Mar. 2016.