Author: Dr. Katharine Owens
Source: Adapted from Chemecology Vol. 22, March 1993 (Chemical Manufacturing Association publication)
What should the students know as a result of this lesson?
- Students will describe adhesion as a physical property of matter.
- Students will explain how the usefulness of a manufactured product depends on its function for a particular purpose.
What should the students be able to do as a result of this lesson?
- Students will test the strength of different sticky substances, take measurements, record data, and report their findings. In the optional enrichment activities, using the Internet students will conduct research into topics related to adhesives and product testing.