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Electrorheological Fluid

Did you know that some liquids turn into a solid when placed in an electric field? 😲🤯😳 They're called electrorheological fluids and though they've got a difficult name, it's pretty easy to make one from cornflour (aka cornstarch) and vegetable oil 😊

Want to know how this works? Then check out the video below!

Great Questions for a Science Fair Project

How does the amount of vegetable oil and cornflour affect the electrorheological fluid?


What other ingredients can be used to make an electrorheological fluid? What works best?

Hint: watch my video for some suggestions

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