20.04.16

KS3 students demostrate super-absorvent polymers!

Student community of O Castro British School would like to say a huge thank you to our KS3 students who did a wonderful job in the Science Laboratory of the Science Week. They explained to groups of parents and students about DIAPER POLYMER, the super absorbent polymer found in diapers.

They took the diapers apart, collected the polymer and invited students and parents to add “urine” to the polymer.

Everybody was absolutely thrilled at just how much water could be absorbed (up to 800 times its own mass!).

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