Science U

Making Oobleck

Season 1 Episode 3 | 1m 40s

Oobleck - when is a liquid not always a liquid and a solid not always a solid? When its "Oobleck"! - the solution of water and corn starch particles that change their state of matter under pressure! Make a ball of Oobleck in your hands and as soon as you stop squeezing it will run through your fingers! But walk or jump across its surface and it forms a solid bridge beneath your feet!

Aired: 10/29/14

Rating: NR

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