Materials such as cotton wool, tissue paper, sponge and cloth, can absorb water well. They are called absorbent materials.Material such as plastic, metal and rubber, cannot absorb water. They are called non-absorbent materials.
Monday, 15 October 2012
To identify materials that can absorb water
You will need: a bowl of water, paper, cloth, a coin, pebbles and tissue paper
a) Put each object into the water.
b) Squeeze each object.
c) What can you see?
d) Record oyur findings in your Science Journal.