How can it possible to walk or ride a bike across the surface of a liquid? Kevin and his crew have created a goo that acts as both a liquid and solid.
Using only cornstarch and water, this amazing mixture behaves like a solid and a liquid at the same time. By the end of the activity, you will have your hands on, in, and all over this wonderful solid-liquid-like mess.
A non-Newtonian fluid is a fluid with properties that are different in any way from those of Newtonian fluids.
Most commonly, the viscosity the measure of a fluid’s ability to resist gradual deformation by shear or tensile stresses of non-Newtonian fluids is dependent on shear rate or shear rate history.