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Oobleck is a classic science experiment that's perfect for entertaining both kids and adults. If you haven't seen it in action it's very fascinating stuff and before too long you'll have your hands covered with it, happily making a mess that can be washed away with water.

Oobleck is a non-newtonian fluid. That is, it acts like a liquid when being poured, but like a solid when a force is acting on it. You can grab it and then it will ooze out of your hands. Make enough Oobleck and you can even walk on it!

Oobleck gets its name from the Dr. Seuss book Bartholomew and the Oobleck where a gooey green substance, Oobleck, fell from the sky and wreaked havoc in the kingdom. Here the Oobleck will be made in a bowl and will likely make a mess, but only because you can get carried away playing with it.

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Step 1: Materials

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All you need is corn starch and food coloring and the food coloring is optional.

- 1 cup water
- 1.5-2 cups corn starch
- a few drops of food coloring of your choice

Step 2: Mix it up!

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Start with the water in a bowl and start adding the corn starch to it. You can use a spoon at first, but pretty quickly you'll be moving on to using your hand to stir it up.

When you're getting close to adding 1.5 cups of the corn starch, start adding it in more slowly and mixing it in with your hand. The goal is to get a consistency where the Oobleck reaches a state that is the liquid and yet solid.

Sometimes you will need more cornstarch. If so, keep adding more than the initial 1.5 cups. If you add too much, just add some water back into it. You will have to play with it to see what feels appropriately weird.
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The old cornflour trick, we did this as kids.

bildbild11117 days ago

when i was in school my teacher made this

Hi its interesting, keep sharing similar stuffs with us. Thank you.

this keeps my niece interested for hours.

Thanks for interesting video!

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MuskanSingh1 month ago

cool work.

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siya bhola1 month ago

wow what a thing you have made

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taz84301 month ago

cool bean

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SunilKmar1 month ago

nice work.

varunkmar1 month ago

superb work.

Yuvrajsingh1 month ago

Great one.

Rahulkmar1 month ago

nice work.

haiders2 months ago

nice work.

irfanhaider2 months ago

nice one.

elizazet2 months ago

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hegure_ryu2 months ago

My kids love science because of this kind of science. They think it's cool and icky all at the same time.

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Vashikaran2 months ago

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