Lots of fun lesson ideas in this post on "Weather Week"! When teaching weather and the water cycle consider picking up a copy of Sydney and Simon: Full STEAM Ahead! by Paul A. Reynolds and Illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds.(Available this September!)
Step right up and go on an adventure into the wacky world of absorption. If you spill water and clean it up with paper towel you can see the water disappearing into the paper. This is called absorption – the paper is absorbing the water. Well, here is a really cool absorption experiment that you can do at home!