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DIY science: How to make magnetic slime at home

April 7, 2016

Want to make a mess and learn about magnets at the same time?

Want to make a mess and learn about magnets at the same time? Here's a great DIY science experiment to try at home this weekend.

According to Science Alert: "As Dave Hax explains, all you need to achieve hours of magnetic entertainment is some Elmer's craft glue (or another type of PVA glue), a bowl, Borax (sodium borate) powder, and iron filings.

Put on some safety googles and a lab coat, and you've got yourself an afternoon of good, clean, scientific fun. Oh, and don't forget an assortment of magnets so you can play around with your magnetic slime once it's ready."

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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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