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Materials to investigate:
Is It Waterproof
Relation to Curriculum in England:
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The activity described here is a simple test that your child can perform to investigate whether materials are waterproof or not. During the activity, your child will ask questions, make predictions, and record their results, and describe the physical properties of the materials as "waterproof" or "not waterproof." This is a great way to introduce your child to scientific thinking and experimentation.
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