Cornflour Slime

Year 4&5 have been learning about the different states of matter – solid, liquid, gas and plasma. To end the unit, the children investigated the properties of Cornflour Slime and tried to determine whether this was a solid or a liquid. Their opinions were divided. Why? Because the harder your press and faster you roll the cornflour slime, the more solid it becomes… but if you leave it in your hand or in a container without touching it, the consistency is that of a liquid. The class had great fun discovering this!  Watch their video here:

 

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