Your Safer Source for Science

Since 1977

Address P.O. Box 219 Batavia, IL 60510
Phone 800-452-1261
Fax 866-452-1436

You’ve never seen sand like this! Mystic Sand, with its hydrophobic coating, forms fun underwater sand cakes, towers, and “intestine-like” designs—and then, when removed from the water, it is found to be completely dry!


  • Polar vs. Nonpolar
  • Hydrophobic vs. Hydrophilic
  • Solubility