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Opt Out Anna Cynar 2635 Points

Besides mystery meal labs, any ideas on making macromolecules really, really interesting to my teens? I tried a Deficiency and Disease research project last year but it took a really long time and I am toying with something around our school lunch menu......

Melina McNeil Melina McNeil 10 Points

Hi there! I too am hoping to create some lesson that is a bit more interactive. I've used the NCCSTS ( webiste before and have done a case study on energy drinks that worked well. However I was hoping to do something more hands-on.

Cris DeWolf Cris DeWolf 11965 Points

I have the students make a polymer - gak (white glue, water, and sodium borate) and use this as a springboard for further work with macromolecules. Here is a recipe:

Pamela Auburn Pamela Auburn 68625 Points

The NSTA Learning center has a nice collection of activities for teaching polymer science.

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