One of the science activities in Fourth Class for Science week involved learning about absorption. Armed with basins of water, a variety of materials and all important record sheets the scientists investigated rates of absorption.
Sponges, J-cloths and tissues were tested for this particular experiment. The scientists worked together to predict which material would be the most absorbent. They recorded their predictions and then went on to test their predictions in the experiment by measuring the amount of water each material could hold.
Please try this at home! It`s a fun and absorbing activity.