Museum of Science and Industry

Make Recycled Paper

Step 6 of 9: Insert the mold

Place the mold into the slurry. Use your hands to scoop the pulpy slurry over the mold so the entire screen is covered. Gently shake the frame back and forth so the pulpy paper fibers are collected on the screen. Slowly lift the mold from the tub. 

Museum Hours
  • Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
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Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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