Exploit the chemistry of nappies to grow plants

How can disposable nappies help you to grow plants?

The answer is simple and we recommend you to try this nice experiment at home! Nappies can absorb a huge amount of water thanks to little polymer particles dispersed into the cotton. When they get in contact with water, they absorb it and swell forming a hydrogel.unknown

The water incorporated can be released and used to grow plants…..Want to see how? Check this out!

All you need is:

  • some nappies
  • scissors
  • some seeds or a plant.
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