Steve Spangler Science: Cornstarch Monsters – Science Fair Experiment

An awesome visualization of sound waves and frequency using oobleck!

If you’ve ever watched an action movie in a theater, you’ve seen and felt an onscreen explosion. Did you know that what you were feeling was actually waves of sound from the theater’s speaker system? We’ll show you how you can visualize the sound vibrations and explain why, even though you can’t always see it, you can feel sound.


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Chemistry, Food Science, Non-Newtonian Fluids, Sound
K-6
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

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