I promised several classes I would put the information for both of these on my blog. We used the ultraviolet bubbles in the Black Light Lab. The floating jellyfish is similar to the squids we used. (See previous post.) You may have called it a Cartesian diver.
In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and fifth grade’s study of matter, we made oobleck. Oobleck is a Non-Newtonian liquid and it has interesting properties. Vocabulary included viscosity and suspension. Watch this video to learn more about oobleck.
DO NOT PUT OOBLECK DOWN ANY DRAIN!
We also discovered that oobleck is similar to quick sand.