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Fluorescent Slime—Chemical Demonstration Kit

By: Thomas T. Earles, Retired, Culpeper County H.S., Culpeper, VA

Item #: AP9081

Price: $22.00

The Fluorescent Slime Polymer Chemistry Demonstration Kit is a fun, visual demonstration. Slime is prepared and appears green in reflected light, red in transmitted light and bright fluorescent green in ultraviolet light.

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Slime is prepared in a solution of fluorescein and bromophenol blue. The resulting slime appears green in reflected light, red in transmitted light and bright fluorescent green in ultraviolet light.

Concepts: Polymers, fluorescence, light spectra.
Time Required: 15 minutes
Materials Provided: Fluorescein/bromophenol blue solution, guar gum, sodium borate, self-closing bags. Note: An ultraviolet light is required and available separately.