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Science Experiment - Suck It Up!

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 5 pages | Years: 4 - 6

A science experiment which investigates the absorptive properties of various materials.

Different materials have the ability to suck up liquids. This is called ‘absorption’ and is a property of certain porous materials. Properties of absorptive materials can be measured by how much liquid they can absorb.

This Chemical Sciences experiment allows students to investigate materials and their absorptive properties.

Students follow the scientific method to conduct the experiment, then complete the worksheets provided.


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