With a bit of water, the cornstarch becomes a pile of goo.
And after adding some water and vinegar to the baking soda, they watch as their plastic bags explode.
Later, their hands get cold as they make snow.
Children learned about chemical reactions at the Taylor County Public Library on Tuesday night, as part of the Inventor's Lab events for its summer reading program, entitled "Fizz! Boom! Read!"
The free inventor's lab events will continue on Tuesday, June 24, and Tuesday, July 1, at 5:30 p.m.