Materials List: Watching Paint Dry

Each group needs:

To share with the entire class:

  • glass or beaker of water (preferably one with a large surface area on the bottom)
  • triple beam balance or electronic scale
  • various material for construction:
    • tape
    • paper (either copy or construction)
    • plastic wrap
    • aluminum foil
  • test tubes
  • petri dishes
  • paper towels
  • sponges
  • stop watches or timers to measure evaporation time