Hands-on materials designed to help students make and experiment with thermochromic slime.
This teaching resource is designed to help students create thermochromic slime.
This hands-on materials resource includes
- an instructional comic for how to make thermochromic slime
- activity cards for suggested experiment stations
- an observation worksheet for student engagement.
Use the editable word documents to include your own science experiment activity ideas.
Note: If unable to acquire thermochromic pigment or borax locally, they are easily obtainable online. Check the availability in your area before planning this activity.
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
Chemical Sciences: Clever Changes – Unit Plan
This Chemical Sciences unit investigates the physical changes of materials and how properties change when materials stretch, bend, twist, heat or cool. Students predict how materials will vary and whether they can be returned to their original state.
National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Key Stage 1 (KS1)
Key Stage 1 (KS1) covers students in Year 1 and Year 2.
The principal focus of science teaching in key stage 1 is to enable pupils to experience and observe phenomena, looking more closely at the natural and humanly-constructed world around them. They should be encouraged to be curious and ask questions a...
- Working scientifically
- Everyday materials
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