Science-U Winter Challenge

Oobleck: It’s white as snow and can be a solid and a liquid.

Science-U @Home is back again with the Science-U Winter Challenge!

Can something be both a solid and liquid? Find out the answer by trying the Oobleck experiment at home with the help of Science-U.org. You’ll find all the tools needed to have fun while learning about viscosity, non-Newtonian fluids, and the characteristics of of solids and liquids! Share your experience on social media for a chance to win a prize using #scienceuchallenge!

How to Enter

  • Go to Science-U.org and find the Oobleck experiment.
  • Take a photo or video of yourself doing the experiment.
  • Post the photo or video on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter between December 11 and January 5 using #scienceuchallenge in your post. You can also submit below.

Note: Be sure to set your post to public so we can see your entries.

What are we giving away?

The first 100 submissions using the hashtag will receive a mystery Science-U@Home surprise gift!

Terms & Conditions

Click here to view the terms and conditions.

  • This competition is organized by WPSU Penn State.
  • Please abide by the following terms. WPSU does not allow:
    • graphic, obscene, explicit or racial comments or submissions nor do we allow comments that are abusive, hateful, or intended to defame anyone or any organization.
    • solicitations or advertisements. This includes promotion or endorsement of any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency. Similarly, we do not allow attempts to defame or defraud any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency.
    • comments that suggest or encourage illegal activity.
  • By entering the challenge, you allow WPSU to share photos and videos submitted on our social media accounts.
  • One submission per contestant.
  • The first 100 entries will receive a Science-U @Home giveaway and everyone will be entered to win a grand prize from WPSU, funded, in part by EQT.
  • The challenge begins on Monday, December 11, at 12:00 a.m. and concludes on Friday, January 5, at 11:59 p.m. Entries beyond this point will not receive a prize.
  • This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
  • No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win.
  • The Science-U @Home web project is funded, in part, by EQT.
  • Any questions or comments should be directed to WPSU Penn State at wpsumarketing@psu.edu.

Make Oobleck as seen on Science-U.org!

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