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2 Ingredient Oobleck

Oobleck

If you are a big Dr Suess fan then you would know Oobleck gets its name from the book Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Oobleck is a wonderful STEM activity for all ages as it’s a substance that acts like a liquid, and can be poured, but also acts like a solid when you apply force to it by pushing it or squeezing it.

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Oobleck

You will need:

  • 2 cups cornflour
  • 1 cup water
  • food colouring (optional)

 

Mix all ingredients together in a tray or bowl then play.

We had lots fun experimenting with the solid and liquid state that Oobleck forms, Maddison loved the liquid dripping and forming into a solid.

Oobleck

Oobleck will store for a few days in a sealed container in the fridge.

 

To add to your STEM experience check out the Oobleck on speaker videos on YouTube to watch it dance to the sound vibrations.

For more activities go to our blog page.

Oobleck

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