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Gladwyne Students Get Slimy at STEAM Camp

Third graders in Jenn Welby Gilbert’s class at Gladwyne Elementary School recently enjoyed a week-long STEAM Camp (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics) as they engaged in a variety of fun, hands-on learning opportunities inspired by their curricular lessons, including an Hour of Code, engineering design projects, interdisciplinary art activities connected to their English Language Arts (ELA) studies, messy chemistry lessons and more!

One of the many highlights of the week can definitely be classified under the "messy chemistry lesson" category as the kids got their hands dirty making SLIME! To see a slimy series of images from the activity, click through the slideshow below!

A trio of smiling students proudly display their slime for the camera
A teacher leans across the table to help a student with her slime
A smiling student poses for a picture with his slime
A student looks at his hand as he tests out his new slime
A student proudly displays his stretchy slime
A smiling student plays with her slime
A parent volunteer watches as a student looks amazed by his slime
A student stretches and peers through his translucent slime
A teacher prepare to help add an ingredient into her slime
A teacher and a student work together to squeeze the contents of a bottle into another container
A teacher helps two students during the activity
A student catches the photographer taking a candid photo
A smiling student holds a container so the photographer can get a picture of her slime
Two Gladwyne students show off their slime
Five Gladwyne students making slime
Three Gladwyne students sitting in a row
Students and a parent volunteer look towards the front of the classroom
A tiro of Gladwyne students making slime together
A table of Gladwyne students and a teacher making slime
A pair of Gladwyne students making slime
A Gladwyne teacher helps two students with the activity
Smiling student looks at the camera while another plays with a bottle
A group of four students leans on their table as they smile for a photo
A presentation slide that reads: Let's Get Messy!
Four students making slime
A presentation slide that reads: The Importance of Chemistry in LIFE

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