That's the Way the Ball Bounces

A Polymer Education Lab Module for K-12

   Sponsored by the National Science Foundation RET Grant  

Created by Lauri McDonald and Ann Sullivan

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This module highlights three levels of a science activity involving the creation and testing of polymer balls.  In an effort to introduce the term "polymer" to students of any age, polymer experiments are used to reinforce basic science concepts such as observation, comparison, volume, density, and temperature, as well as advanced concepts such as organic structures and polymerization.  The lab activity is set up so that it may be completed in parts or as a whole, depending on the time, resources, and level of the students involved.

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