Lesson Plan

Designing an Absorbency Test

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Time to soak up some learning! A hands-on instructional activity teaches learners about the absorbency properties of substances. They conduct tests by dipping different materials in water to determine which hold water and then complete a handout to build absorbency test procedures.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have pupils create a book of the different property tests designed throughout the unit
  • Ask individuals to predict the order of absorbency prior to testing
Classroom Considerations
  • Builds on the previous two lessons in the series
  • Third installment in an 11-part series
  • Offers a teaching guide to help plan for instruction
  • Includes an animation to demonstrate absorbency on the molecular level
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