The purpose of this experiment is to determine if the price of paper towels reflects the absorbency of the paper towels relevance: i became interested in this idea while trying to save money on my grocery bill. Hypothesis: if we test bounty, sparkle, family values, clear value, and the school's paper towel, then sparkle will be the most absorbent materials bounty paper towel sparkle paper towel family values paper towel school's paper towel clear value paper towel water graduated cylinder tray funnel deli container procedures pour 50ml of water. What brand of paper towel is most absorbent bounty, viva, sparkle, or orchid's watch this video to find out which brand is most absorbent hope.
A little information before you ask a question and identify the purpose: in this experiment, we will use the scientific method to test three brands of paper towels to determine which brand really is ―the quicker picker upper. For example in a spill, if you wanted to be able to use the least amount of paper towels possible then you would want the most absorbent ones bounty would be helpful in that situation my experiment ran smoothly. Eighteen paper towels were tested for absorbency, scrubbing, and wet strength it's always surprising when one brand dominates the top of our ratings, the way bounty did, diclerico said.
Calculate the average for each of the three brands of paper towels in the data table below (example of how to calculate an average: 2ml + 1ml = 3ml 3ml/2 trials = 15ml 15ml is the average. • one student will fold all the paper towels for the experiment the exact same way (four to ﬁve replicates of the test and 4 types of paper towels = ~20 total folded towels. This activity is an introduction using the scientific method it can be used at any grade level 6-12 using paper towels i introduce a basic approach to determine which type of paper towel is the most absorbent. Paper towels are made up of cellulose fibers, which also make up cotton, wood, and most other plants these cellulose fibers are actually giant molecules that consist of many small molecules. Date _____ block _____ paper towel absorption lab purpose: to practice the skills used to design experiments problem: many brands of paper towels claim that they can pick up the most amount of liquid.
1) the temperature of the water a controlled experiment was done to make sure that only the variables that we measured determined the results of the test i used a 250ml graduated cylinder to measure the amount of water that was soaked up per each towel i read the volume of the starting value. Consumers often list ability to absorb as a key attribute for paper towels paper towel absorbency rate and capacity were measured using a customized horizontal radial absorption instrument. Take three sheets of bounty paper towels and fold each in half 4 place each of the remaining seeds inside its own folded paper towel, then place each of the paper towels on its own plate. Powerpoint presentation (see attached), copy of scientific method for each student (see attached), materials required for sample lesson: 3 different brands of paper towels (cut into equal squares), water, graduated cylinder, scissors, calculator, pan to test towel pieces, extra paper towels, and ruler.
5 different brands of paper towels (bounty, brawny, store brand, generic brand, and green forest / or other recycled paper towel brand) (each group of 2 - 4 people will need a set of the following) a set of plastic beakers (50 ml to 1000 ml. Plan and implement simple experiments to determine which brand of paper towel is the best buy use tools like mass weights, droppers, measuring spoons, and graduated cylinders to calculate accurate measurements. In every store, big or small, there are numerous brands of paper towels available, each claiming to be the best, the most absorbent or the cheapest. The advertiser explained that viva paper towels deliver both high basis weight and low stiffness because, unlike bounty and other quilted towels, viva paper towels are not held together primarily by fiber-to-fiber hydrogen bonds.