PURPOSE: Demonstrate a non-Newtonian fluid.
DESCRIPTION: Set a gwob of silly putty on the stand. Slowly it "flows" over the edge. If it is formed into a ball it will bounce off the floor.
Silly putty is a non-Newtonian fluid: it's viscosity increases as it is subjected to greater pressure.
REFERENCES: (PIRA unavailable.)
EQUIPMENT: Silly putty on stand.
SETUP TIME: None.
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