Flubber: Discovering Flubber
Chemistry → Matter → Physical Properties
Professor Philip Brainard creates Flubber and tries to learn more about it. He performs quick tests on the physical properties of Flubber and finds that it is a highly viscous elastomer that can also phase shift between a liquid and a solid. He also learns that Flubber is moldable, foldable, ductile, and elastic, among other properties.
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Students: List the properties of flubber described by the professor in the clip as a bulleted list
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Next Generation Science StandardsPlan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their obs...
Next Generation Science StandardsMake observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.
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