Green Eggs and
Let the children
taste green eggs and ham and chart/graph how many like it and how
2 cups of corn
3 drops of green food coloring
enough water to make a thick mixture (about the texture of pancake
I usually measure equal amounts of water and corn starch, but mix
water in slowly.
Mix all ingredients together. This makes a fun mixture to play
Use different utensils, such as a spatula, bowl, and funnels, to
see what form the mixture will take.
Some other fun things to observe about OOBLECK:
Oobleck is a solid and a liquid at the same time.
If you make a ball and throw it up in the air, it loses shape and
becomes flat in the air.
Oobleck can be molded in a container and when taken out does not
If you fill a balloon with 0obleck, the air presses or forces the
Oobleck back out.
When you leave Oobleck in the sun, the color evaporates, it turns
hard like cement on the top
and like jelly on the bottom. When heated this also happens and
it is sticky.
Oobleck does not bounce.