Submit your experiment data

Please enter your details to add your data to the global experiment. Fields marked with * are mandatory.
[Note that 'Teacher or Parent name' and the 'Email address' provided will not be visible on our global map; but 'School or Team name' does appear.]

Location specifics

Teacher or parent name:
Email address: *
*Please enter a valid email address *Email address cannot be left blank
School or team name: *
*School or Team name cannot be left blank

Location details

*Please locate your school on the map, following the instructions under ‘Location details’


1. Put your results on the map. Select the country, enter your school name or address, click ‘Search’. Alternatively, use the map zoom and drag functions.
2. Pin your location. A pop-up should appear at the searched location. Click the link in the popup to pin that location. Click elsewhere to select and confirm a different location.

Please enter search text

Experiment data


1. Enter the number of participants and age group (using the dropdown list)
2. It is mandatory to enter data for either experiment 1 or experiment 2 - Ideally you would submit both together.To save time you should average your whole class data but individual student groups can enter data if they wish.
3. Click the 'add a new row' for experiment 1 or 'add a new table' for experiment 2 you are submitting multiple entries.
4. Finally pin your picture by browsing for the file on your computer then click 'submit'.

Number of participants :
Age :
Experiment 1: how much water can your hydrogel hold? *Valid value for amount of water [ml] - (0 - 1000)
Cloth (ml) Student sample (ml) Teacher sample (ml)
Add a new row
Experiment 2: rate of absorption *Valid value for amount of water [ml] - (0-1000) *Valid value for time [minutes]-(0-60)
Volume of the water added (ml) Time (minute:seconds) (00:00)
Total volume (ml) absorbed by the teacher sample after approximately 50 minutes
Add a new table

Pin a picture

1. You can pin JPG, PNG or GIF image files of your experiment. You don’t have to include a picture.
2. Please note that your picture could be shared publically on our website or Pinterest board.
3. By pinning your picture you are giving consent for this image to appear on our website.

Schools unable to post data due to location-based restrictions should submit their data by email to (or via the ‘feedback’ form). Emails should clearly include all relevant data, school name and school location.