Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2000 14:38:30 -0500

Author: Gerald Zani

Subject: Re: 3rd Grade

Post:

Yes. I believe that may be correct. I think it was simply cornstarch and
water. Thanks. J

At 10:48 AM 11/29/2000 -0800, you wrote:
>At 01:35 PM 11/29/00 -0500, you wrote:
>>snip
>
>
>
>>There was another one, a very popular one. It consisted of making a kind
>>of paste that was a fourth state of matter, between liquid and
>>solid. When squeezed in the hand it became solid like a rock. But when
>>the squeezing was relaxed it became liquid and flowed off your hand like
>>water. The kids went wild getting their hands dirty doing each
>>experiment. But I am sorry, I cannot remember the recipe. Can another
>>tapper help with this fourth state of matter recipe?
>
>snip
>
>Jerry et. al.,
>
>This sounds to me like a very thick mixture of corn starch and water. (?)
>
>- Rk
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