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Polymer Science (aka Slime!) (Ages 11-14)

Course number : TOC105   ID : 22161    Section Number : 1
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Explore the chemistry of polymers! A polymer is a large molecule made up of repeating units called monomers...but you know it better as slime, silly putty and gak. Polymers are found in the human body, animals, plants, minerals, and manufactured products, and in this class you’ll explore different types of polymers and the chemistry behind them.  Learn about insta-snow, water jelly crystals, how diapers work, tie-dye, synthetic polymers like rubber, plastic, and nylon, as well as natural polymers like starch, DNA, and proteins. Guaranteed chemistry mess and fun! 

Class Details

5 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Catoctin Hall (C Bldg)

Lisa Bedinger Duckworth 



Please read:  This Face to Face Course is taught at designated locations during scheduled times. An email will be sent prior to the first class with detailed course information and class details.

In County 

Price: $0.00

In State 

Price: $5.00

Out of State Price 


Registration Closes On
Monday, July 26, 2021 @ 12:00 AM



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
7/26/2021 - 7/30/2021 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Frederick, Catoctin Hall (C Bldg)  Map, Room: C237 Lisa Bedinger Duckworth