Here’s the Cool Science Behind Slime


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If you’re wondering what the deal is with the slime craze and whether borax is safe to use or not—this video is for you. Here’s a clear explanation of why kids (and adults) are so fascinated with this substance, and the science behind why it works.

Featured Photo Courtesy: Jenny Ballif

Jenny has worked as a molecular biologist and a wild land firefighter, and at plenty of other jobs that fall inbetween wearing a labcoat and weilding a chainsaw. When not working on videos for her YouTube channel (Science Mom), she can often be found plotting the family's next camping trip.

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