Soybean Science: Polymers and Oils

This kit will introduce students to science fundamentals while highlighting the principles of using renewable resources. Students will learn how oils and polymers behave as they make “oobleck,” “gluep,” soy-based crayons, candles, and more.

Description

Hands-on Items:
• Baking soda (box)
• Beeswax
• Borax
• Calcium hydroxide
• Containers with lids (30 – l oz.)
• Corn starch (box)
• Crayon molds (3)
• Crayon pigment
• Crushed soybeans
• Droppers (16)
• Fully hydrogenated soybean oil
• Glass beakers (2)
• Glue (2 bottles)
• Hot plate
• Ink pigment
• Isolated soy protein
• Measuring cups (8)
• Measuring spoons (10 sets)
•Metal spoons (2)
• Paint, red (bottle)
• Paper clips
• Paper cups (45)
• Paper plates (30)
• Plastic containers with lids (30 – 2 oz.)
• Plastic cups (15)
• Plastic weigh dishes (50)
• Popsicle sticks (50)
• Post-it Notes (2)
• Pot holders (2)
• Rubber bands (30)
• Rubbing alcohol (bottle)
• Soy Clean (bottle)
• Soybean meal
• Soybeans
• String
• Sugar
• Tea light containers (30)
• Tea light wicks (30)
• Test tubes (30)
• Toothpicks
• Vanilla extract
• Vegetable oil
• White vinegar
• Wooden spoon
• Zip-close bags (30)

Resource Binders:
• Soybean Agriscience Kit
• What Do Soybeans Want to Be when They Grow Up?

VHS Videos:
• Soybean Science: Polymers & Oils

Visual Aids:
• Candle Sample
• Crayon samples
• Environ sample
• New Soybean Products
• Packing Peanuts (bag)
• Prang crayons
• Soybean Flakes
• Yelkin