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The Water Jelly Crystals Classroom Kit contains polymer crystals that absorb 300 times their weight in water. They’re non-toxic and safe to touch, making them perfect for students of all ages. When you’re finished with your experiments, just dry out the Water Jelly Crystals and use them again! Use this unique substance to blend colors, reveal hidden messages and make “ghost crystals” appear and disappear! Our large, unbreakable test tubes make it easy for your students to see scientific results! Water Jelly Crystals are an example of amazing Hydrogels… superabsorbent polymers that are saving the environment.
This version of the kit is appropriate for students K-5.
The kit includes supplies for 24 students working in groups…
How Does It Work?
Soak the crystals in water and see how fast they absorb water! In just a few minutes you’ll have a huge bowl of icy looking crystals, only they’re not cold! Dry them out on a paper towel, and you can use them again!
What Does It Teach?
Water Jelly Crystals are a type of super-thirsty, superabsorbent polymers. Another word for Water Jelly Crystal is Hydrogel. Get ready for a crash course in these unusual crystals! Use the non-toxic, superabsorbent crystals to introduce students to new ways to conserve water in gardens. Each student can even grow and take home their own crystal rainbow test tube.