Borax Solution

How To : Make poly silly putty

Ingredients: White multi-purpose glue (do not use washable glue) Water Food color (to make the polymer other colors besides white) Borax (laundry aid) 3 – 16 ounce plastic cups for glue solution and borax solution 4 – 3 ounce plastic cups for measuring Craft sticks for stirrin ...more

How To : Make 'frog skin' or 'gak'

Chris Giorni, Mr. Science with Tree Frog Treks, demonstrates how to make simulated frog skin. To make the simulated frog skin, you will need glue, water, borax laundry powder and food coloring. First, add a pinch of the powdered borax to water and dye it green using the food c ...more

How To : Make polymer putty with household materials

In this tutorial, we learn how to make polymer putty with household materials. You will need: borax, white glue, water, 3 plastic cups and spoons, and food coloring to color your putty. Now, dissolve 4 tbsp of Borax in 2 liters of warm water. Then, prepare equal parts of glue ...more

How To : Mix up the ingredients to make silly putty

In this video from nyelover we learn how to make silly putty that is kid friendly! You need white glue, borax, a little water, a plastic bag, some food coloring, and some small jars. Use 40-50 ml of Borax and put in a bowl. Then put 20 ml of white glue and 5 ml water and a few ...more

How To : Make your own slimey gak at home

In this how-to video, you will learn how to make your own gak. All you need is borax, food coloring, and school glue. Take five tablespoons of water and mix one teaspoon of borax in a plastic container. Take one tablespoon of white glue and mix it with a tablespoon of water be ...more

How To : Make slimy Silly Putty with glue and Borax

Here is the perfect recipe for that childhood fun gooey substance. It seems everyone tries but get this wrong? I have found the perfect proportions. So no more glue balls. This isn't slime. This video is my recipe for making a silly putt... More»y like substance. I am a chemis ...more

How To : Make sticky, gooey, slippery slime

It's slime time! Get ready to make some sticky, gooey, slippery slime with the A-TV science sleuths. To follow along, you'll need the following materials: glue 2 disposable cups food coloring water borax plastic plate plastic spoon measuring spoons 1. Mix a teaspoon of Bora ...more

How To : Test for boron with curcumin

Want to test whether the soil sample or a water sample contains boron, watch this video. As shown in the video, the first step is to create test specimens of various concentrations using a simple turmeric and ethanol solution as a base for comparison. The basis of this experi ...more

How To : Clean green

Learn how to clean green. Forget the industrial cleaners and acids: a few household basics are all you need to breathe fresh air into your home. You Will Need * Windows that open * Natural fiber sponges * Cotton cleaning cloths or rags * White vinegar * Baking soda * Lemons ...more

How To : Make simple dark green slime without borax

Most folks mistakingly think that slime - or green silly putty - simply can't be whipped up without borax. But the buffer solution can easily be replaced by another ingredient that you already have lying around in your house: laundry detergent. Icky green slime has a plethora ...more

How To : Make a rubbery bouncing ball out of pudding

Who said you can't play with your food? Join the A-TV science squad and learn how to make a rubbery bouncing ball out of pudding! For this experiment, you'll need the following materials: corn flour or pudding mix glue borax water food coloring plastic teaspoon tablespoon 2 ...more

HowTo : Eliminate Pit Stains, B.O. and Excessive Sweating

Jezebel's back with another Beauty 101 (1, 2, 3), and this time the issue at hand is body odor. Everybody gets a little stinky from time to time (some more than others), but have no fear- there are solutions. Jezebel readers also address problems such as pit stains, excessive ...more

How To : Make a Borax Crystal Snowflake

If you're tired of using the same old ornaments on your Christmas tree year after year, then it's time to experiment with borax snowflakes. It's not only a fun decoration to make, it's a great science project to try out with family and friends. All you need for to make DIY cry ...more

How To : Prevent Carved & Uncarved Pumpkins from Rotting

Pumpkin carving and decorating is a favorite pastime during this time of year. After you've carved an amazing design or face into a pumpkin or two, you want to show it off through your window or set it out on your porch for the neighbors to see. Without knowing the tricks to s ...more

How To : 10 Ways to Whiten Clothes Without Using Any Bleach

Whites are the hardest color to keep looking bright and new after just a few months' time. Your sweat and oils quickly become stains, and colors from other clothes will eventually bleed into the fabric, discoloring your bright whites into something merely whitish. But before y ...more

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