How to Make Oobleck Break Out Box Learning Center Challenge

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What do you get when you combine science, sensory and an escape room style challenge into one big project? You get this insanely fun How to Make Oobleck Break Out Box Challenge for the classroom or home!

Students work in teams at learning centers to solve the puzzles and reveal their secret ingredient then unlock the box. They then use the ingredient to make a batch of Oobleck.

The included worksheet has them record and compare their secret ingredient to the secret ingredient used by other teams. Then they get to pick their favourite Oobleck recipe!

Supplies required to use this challenge:
Lock boxes. You can also use a chain around a box.
Locks with keys that fit the lock box
Jars or containers that hold 2 cups and fit in your lock box
Pens or pencils
Baby Powder 
Arrowroot Starch
Tapioca Flour 
Potato Starch
Large mixing bowls
mixing spoons

This How to Make Oobleck Break Out Box Challenge is best suited for upper elementary and older.

Includes bonus Scientific Method Posters and worksheet.

NOTE: Product is a digital PDF 

Document length - 17 pages

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