Ooey Gooey Slime Lab

Grades Pre K - 2

Everyone is a scientist in the Ooey Gooey Slime Lab! Students will explore chemical reactions and learn about laboratory safety before mixing up their very own take-home batch of glow-in-the-dark slime!

Learning Goals and Activities

See below for questions your students may ask, and the scientific activities that will help them explore, explain, and elaborate on their understanding of chemical reactions.

How do scientists observe the world?
Discussion of the five senses and observation.

Is chemistry safe?
Exploration of laboratory safety with the help of student volunteers.

What is a chemical reaction? Have I ever made a chemical reaction before?
Hands-on experimentation with reactants, products and chemical reactions.

Is slime a solid, liquid, or gas?
Hands-on exploration and discussion of states of matter.