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While most matter exists in one of four states (solid, liquid, gas, or plasma), sometimes matter can exhibit properties of more than one state. These substances, called polymers, exist in a kind of in-between state, exhibiting properties of both a liquid and a solid. In this science activity, you and your child will experiment with this in-between state of matter by creating a polymer using borax, white glue, and water. As your child enjoys the ooey-gooey fun, he'll learn an important science lesson about the states of matter.