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Innovating Science™ Properties of Matter: What is Oobleck?

Designed to introduce young students (K-4) to the concepts of matter in a fun, safe, and hands-on way

Supplier:  Innovating Science™ IS1003

Catalog No. S20642

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WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Respirable crystalline silica, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer.

CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.



  • Students are given samples of a solid, and a liquid to perform simple experiments that demonstrate the different states of matter
  • Samples of “Our Friend Ooblek” (a non-Newtonian fluid) are provided to use in the same experiments and students are asked to determine if Oobleck is a solid or a liquid
  • Use in 10 groups of 3 students each


5 to 9
1000 g Oobleck powder, 10 Solid samples, 30 Holding trays, 10 Testing spatulas
1 Kit
30 Students
K to 4
Properties of Matter Education
Classroom Kit
11.875 x 9 x 4.25 in.


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