A science experiment which explores the absorptive properties of materials.
- Because of their properties, some materials are better suited for different purposes. This Chemical Sciences experiment allows students to investigate which materials are more water resistant than others.
- Students follow the scientific method to conduct the experiment, completing the worksheets provided. They draw conclusions about which materials would be suitable to make a raincoat.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Australian Curriculum alignment
Objects are made of materials that have observable properties
Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events
Pose and respond to questions about familiar objects and events
Engage in discussions about observations and represent ideas
Share observations and ideas
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