4743Re:Corn Starch Video
- Jun 24, 2008If you go to www.youtube.com there are several videos of people
doing stuff like this and more with cornstarch. I forget the scientific
word for when corstarch gets to this consistency. There's a couple
where a guy filled a swimming pool with cornstarch and people walk
around on it. If you stop, though, you will sink. Others are people
doing sound wave experiments to make it jump around. Just put
"corn starch science" or even corn starch in the search box at the
top. You do not have to be a member.
The first marbling that I did that I taught to a class of senior citizens
was with liquid starch, which is essentially cornstarch with some
borax in it and acrylic colors. I had to keep the costs down for this
class and the papers all came out great and people had a good
Now, I'm on to methyl cellulose, which I've had good and bad luck
with and carageen gum.
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