making a bouncy ball trial 1

The book you see is Cool Chemistry Concoctions Book 
By
Joe Rhatigan and Veronika Gunter
Here is what you will need:
2 small plastic cups
paper towels
measuring spoons
glue
Epsom salt
water
plastic spoon
plastic bag
Total time 15 mins
1 tsp glue in one cup
dissolve 1/2 teaspoon water and 1/2 teaspoon Epsom salt in other cup
mix Epsom salt with glue stirring only 2 or 3 times 
pour out onto the paper towels 
pat dry 
pick up and place on table
toll into ball ( takes about 5 min to form completely) 

Our first attempt failed so we tried again with our colored glue 🙂 

This will not turn into the “bouncy ball” like you can buy but is till fun and a great science lesson on polymers. 
I LOVE being a homeschooler! 

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