Is quicksand a liquid or a solid?

The Oobleck mixture isn't your typical liquid—or solid. The cornstarch-and-water mixture creates a fluid that acts more like quicksand than water: applying force (squeezing or tapping it) causes it to become thicker. Share your Oobleck observations and results!

How do you get out of quicksand?

Part 2 Getting Out of Deep Quicksand
  1. Relax. Quicksand usually isn't more than a couple feet deep, but if you do happen to come across a particularly deep spot, you could very well sink quite quickly down to your waist or chest.
  2. Get on your back and "swim."
  3. Use a stick.
  4. Take frequent breaks.
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Updated: 2nd October 2019

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