|Spread out the newspaper on the work surface|
|Obtain a large plastic bowl|
|Measure and pour in 1 cup of dry cornstarch|
|Add one drop of food coloring (if you wish)|
|Slowly add 1/2 cup of water|
|Use your fingers to mix until all the powder is wet|
|Keep adding water until the "Ookey Oozey" feels like a liquid|
Now, try tapping on the surface with your finger or the back of a plastic spoon. When you have your "Ookey Oozey" made correctly, it won't splash. It will feel solid. If your "Ookey Oozey" is too powdery, add a little more water. If "Ookey Oozey" feels too wet, add cornstarch.
|Pick up a handful. Is it easy or hard?|
|Next, squeeze it. What happens?|
|Stop squeezing. What happens?|
|Slowly lower your fingers on the surface of the "Ookey Oozey"|
|Let your fingers rest on the surface|
|Slowly sink your fingers into the "Ookey Oozey"|
|Now, try to quickly pull your fingers out. What happens?|
|Next, take a blob in your hands, roll it between your hands and try to make a ball. What happens when you stop rolling it?|
Please do not take "Ookey Oozey" home or out of the lab. Dispose of the product in a big sink using plenty of running water. Enjoy.
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