How to make Oobleck

How to make Oobleck
Is it a solid or liquid?

corn flour, water, food coloring for color, and a big bowl

1. Pour about a 1/4 cup (60 mL) of corn flour into a bowl
2. Put a drop of food coloring into the water
3. Add about 2 tablespoons (30 mL) of colored water
4. Stir well
5. If mixture is too dry, add more water
6. Play with the Oobleck!

Things to think about:
• What words would you use to describe Oobleck? (its properties)
• How is Oobleck similar to a liquid?
• How is Oobleck similar to a solid?
• Do you think Oobleck is more like a solid or a liquid?

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