How to turn milk into a hard plastic nearly as strong as stone! All we need for this simple kitchen science experiment is milk, vinegar and a strainer. You can make all kinds of shapes and designs using this “plastic-like” material. In fact, this is the stuff they used before plastic was around!
- Take 1 warm cup of milk and mix with 1 tablespoon of white vinegar.
- Basically, for every cup of milk you use, add 1 tablespoon of vinegar and you can make a much larger batch.
- Mix it together and strain out the curds that form.
- Once you dry it you can mold it into any shape you desire, but let it dry for a couple days first!
Bonus : A Couple of ideas that you can try at home!