Outback Slime

Price: $3.50

We have discovered the slipperiest and gooiest slime ever, straight from Australia’s outback! Delve deep into the tub of red slime and you might just find a creepy crawling spider inside!! Eeeek! Slippery, slimy science fun!

Age: 5 +

What you get

Black barrel full of red slime and a plastic spider replica. Safe and non toxic.

How does it work?

Use slime as an illustration of a Non-Newtonian Fluid. It behaves differently when different forces are applied. A fast hard force and it acts a little like a soild: when gently poured it behaves more like a liquid and stretches easily. Matter that can’t be classified into Newton’s common solid, liquid or gas groups is an example of Non-Newtonian matter. Slime is also an example of a substance made of long cross-linked polymer chains.


  • Matter classification into Solid, Liquid and Gas groups.
  • Non-Newtonian fluid.
  • Fluids – viscosity.
  • Cross-linked polymers.


This slime should leave no residue, but keep away from hair, clothes, carpets and fabrics in case.

WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD – Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years.

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