Posted by: Amy | February 16, 2009

Oobleck

oobleckOobleck is a fictional form of green precipitation invented by children’s author Dr. Seuss in the book Bartholomew and the Oobleck. The word has since been used to describe a mixture of corn starch and water used to demonstrate the dilatant property of non-Newtonian fluids. Oobleck is also known in the United Kingdom as “goop” or “gloop” in many primary and nursery schools.

Go to the wiki, Story Book Science, for instructions on making oobleck.


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