Have your child add 1cup (8 ounce) of water at a time to 1 scoop (including) of powder and watch what happens. Then add other cup (8 ounce) of waterYou can also add food coloring if desired. As the powder absorbs water it becomes bigger and bigger and turns into a gel. A scoop of this material can often absorb over 200 drops of water. That's how the babys bottom stays dry! This amazing powder scientifically called sodium polyacrylate is considered to be a super-absorbent polymer because it can absorb hundreds of times its weight in water! To force the water that was absorbed out of the powder have your child add some table salt. Manufacturered by Science Gone Fun. After the science experiment you can mix the Diaper Polymer gel with soil for all water loving house plants for grow and maintain healthy. Long lasting up to 7 years. 1 pound Jar Science Gone Fun brand Diaper polymer. SAFE NON-TOXIC BIO-DEGRADABLE. This activity is designed to serve as an introduction to polymer chemistry. Youll be using the material inside of a babys diaper!