Super Absorbent Diaper Polymer - 1 pound jar
The secret of the vanishing water: How does chemistry help seal away water in diapers and other absorptive products? Try this Science Gone Fun Diaper Polymer science activity and find out!
Diapers polymer, called sodium acrylate, which can absorb over 300 times its weight in water! That's about equivalent to a normal adult being able to suddenly absorb the weight of a blue whale, about 40,000 pounds!