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Thames & Kosmos Chewing Gum Lab

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About this item


  • Make your own chewing gum
  • Food ingredients included
  • Keep your kids occupied with endless hours of fun
Make your own yummy chewing gum using natural rubber, called chicle, which comes from tree sap! Sweeting your gum with sugar and flavor it with two flavors. Wrap it up, label it, and package it in the metal tin included with the kit. Learn about the scientific properties of elastic materials like gum. Food ingredients included.
Contains: Does not contain any of the 8 major allergens
Material: Metal, paper
Includes: Instruction guide, flavorings, wrappers
Suggested Age: 8 Years and Up
Grade Level: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
Number of Players: 1 Player
Educational Focus: Science
TCIN: 51463000
UPC: 814743011908
Item Number (DPCI): 086-00-1145
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overall: 4 out of 5 stars, see all reviews

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5 out of 5 stars
LCHD 5 months ago
My kids really loved this kit! It was a fun activity for a rainy afternoon and I like that it has educational value too: the manual has some easy-to-understand explanations about the science behind what they were doing--what a polymer is, the phases of matter, etc. It comes with a metal tin and fun ...see moreof the reviewer's review
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Easy and fun experiment for kids

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5 out of 5 stars
STEAM 4 Life 5 months ago
We made two types of bubble gum and both tasted yummy. It was fast and easy to make with the microwave. The book has fun science info in it. I liked the grape gum the best.
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