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Steve Spangler Science® Water Gel™ Test Tube

Item # WGELCARD
Steve Spangler Science®
$7.34
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Description

Ages 6+ / Grades 1+
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD – Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.
  • Make water disappear like a magician
  • This superabsorbent polymer powder soaks up 500-800 times its weight in water
  • Turns from a powder to gel in just seconds
  • Discover the secret powder used in diapers!

Make Water Disappear Like a Magician!

Amaze your friends while learning about hydrogels.

As seen on the Ellen DeGeneres show, and also known as slush powder, Water Gel turns from a powder to a gel in just seconds. Sodium polyacrylate absorbs from 500-800 times its weight in water and is actually the secret ingredient that’s used to absorb “liquid” in baby diapers! An Activity Guide with lots of fun, hands-on polymer science tricks to play on your friends is also included. Recommended for children ages 6 and up.

How does it work?

When you add water to this superabsorbent polymer, it instantly turns from a liquid to a slushy solid.

What does it teach?

Water Gel is the perfect way to demonstrate how polymers work. The gel is a superabsorbent polymer that can help illustrate how farmers can save their crops in times of drought and what kind of material is in a baby diaper!

Super Absorbent Polymer Powder

Water Gel soaks up to 500 – 800 times its weight in water in seconds! It uses sodium polyacrylate – the secret ingredient used to absorb “liquid” in diapers!

Science Fair Connection

Turn Water Gel into a fun science fair project by simply identifying a variable (something that might change the outcome) in the experiment, then testing that variable, and correctly reporting the results.

Instruction Cards Included with 3 Experiments

The Amazing Disappearing Act
Where’s the Water?
Salty Breakdown

What’s Included?<bold> </bold>

Water Gel™ Polymer .52 oz (15 g)
Instructions
Recommended ages 6+.
Adult supervision required. Do not ingest.

Specifications

Brand Name
Steve Spangler Science®
Age / Grade
Ages 6+ / Grades 1+
Alias
WGELCARD
Assembly Required
No
Manufacturer
Steve Spangler Science
UPC
192407273641
MPN
869225

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