Which materials are absorbent?

In this lesson, we will be learning about absorbency. You will test a variety of household materials and will compare how absorbent each of them is. You will need a piece of paper, a pencil and some household objects which will be explained in the video.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Paper is a stretchy material. True or false?

1/3

Q2.Which of these objects do you think is the most elastic?

2/3

Q3.If a material can be stretched but returns quickly to its original shape, the material is very ________.

3/3

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Paper is a stretchy material. True or false?

1/3

Q2.Which of these objects do you think is the most elastic?

2/3

Q3.If a material can be stretched but returns quickly to its original shape, the material is very ________.

3/3

Video

Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:

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Worksheet

These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the ‘Resume Video’ icon. If you are asked to add answers to the slides, first download or print out the worksheet. Once you have finished all the tasks, click ‘Next’ below.

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Quiz:

Which materials are absorbent?

Well done everyone on some great learning! Now have a go at answering these questions to see how much you can remember from the lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Absorbent materials do not soak up liquid easily. True or false?

1/3

Q2.Which of these materials do you think is the most absorbent?

2/3

Q3.Which word describes when something repels water or keeps water out?

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Which materials are absorbent?

Well done everyone on some great learning! Now have a go at answering these questions to see how much you can remember from the lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Absorbent materials do not soak up liquid easily. True or false?

1/3

Q2.Which of these materials do you think is the most absorbent?

2/3

Q3.Which word describes when something repels water or keeps water out?

3/3

Lesson summary: Which materials are absorbent?

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