Lesson 5: Which materials are absorbent?
In this lesson, we will be learning about absorbency. We will test and compare the absorbency of a variety of household materials. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil to complete today's lesson. For the experiment, if you would like to take part, you will need: a sponge or cloth, plastic bag or cup, foil, cardboard or paper, cotton wool or tissue. If you do not have these materials, you can watch me complete the experiment while observing the outcomes.
Below is the recording table from today's lesson if you would like to use it. You can draw your own table on any paper and you may want to test different objects.
Lesson 6: Which material is best for different objects?
In this lesson, we will be learning about materials and their properties. We will also learn why certain materials are used for specific purposes because of their properties. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil.
Below is a worksheet which you can use to complete the activities in lesson 6. You can also do your own recording on any paper.