Making Your Own Slime

Making Your Own Slime

Slime, cornflour, quicksand and ketchup are all non-Newtonian liquids. They are also 'thixatropic liquids', from the Greek thixis, meaning the act of handling and trope, meaning change. So when a force is applied to a non-Newtonian liquid, it can now act like a solid....


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Experiments you can do at home

Welcome to Dr Hal's Backyard Science, experiments you can try at home. These are experiments that you can try in your garden or house with parental permission and supervision. Each of them comes with some health and safety instructions that an adult must read. The text is reproduced by kind permission of Education in Chemistry a journal of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

The Experiments:


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