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Science Explorer's Slime and Catapult STEM Kit (Ages: 8-14-with adult supervision)

Courses - Youth / District 197 / At Home Kits / STEM Kits -
197 SY Youth Enrichment 2020-2021

Pictures of the 2 Projects in this kit: Slime & Catapults

What age range are the kits for?

  • Working with an adult ages, 8+ 
  • Working under adult supervision, ages 12+.

This Kit Contains The Following STEM Science Projects:

Slime: In this DIY kit, you will first investigate the chemical reaction that creates slime. Mix up your own batches of Glow, Silky and Floam Slimes as you discover why slime is delightfully bouncy, stretchy and gooey.

Catapults: Build three different catapults to examine how levers, energy, and Newton's Laws of Motion all work together as you fling ping-pong balls while practicing your launching and aiming skills.


Items in this kit are for external use only. Do not eat or drink any substance contained in this kit. Keep out of eyes, nose, and mout

This kit includes:

Activity Guides for Slime & Catapults 

Slime: 3 bowls with lids for slime storage, 2 measure cups, 1 oz each, 1 bottle of glue, 4 oz, 1 oz liquid starch, 1 oz liquid laundry detergent, 1/4 teaspoon borax, 1/4 teaspoon glow powder, 2 T. floam pellets, 1 package of Model Magic, 2 colors of tempera paint, 1/4 teaspoon each, 3 straws, 4 craft sticks for mixing

Catapults: 11 large craft sticks, 35 regular craft sticks, 1 roll of 1/2-inch tape, 3 small paper cups, 3 balls, 1 dowel, 4 rubber bands, 1 straw at 1-inch long


  Stacy Spitzack