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Dancing oobleck

To start make the oobleck (to make it just add equal parts of cornstrach and water should be a soild when played with and a liquid when just holding)
Then there is two ways (i know of) to do this either cover your speaker with plastic wrap or use a metal tin on top of your speaker ( the meatal tin didnt work for me so i used plastic wrap make sure it is pulled tight)
Then pour the oobleck on top.
Now is the tricky part finding the right sound to make it dance the three i used were 40 Hz, 50 Hz, and 63 Hz. ( i simply went to youtube and searched these sounds I also turned it up all the way)
Once you find the right tone have fun watching it move!
hint-
try adding food coloring as it is moving to see it mix in.

Another thing is we found out these tones were really upsettign to our cats. (didnt know some tones bother there ears) So if you have animals you might want to move them to another room. Sadly we had to stop soon after we started cause of this but will do again another day that we can move our cats to another room.




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