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Cleaning with Dirt
Learners build a filter from old soda bottles and dirt. They create polluted water, and pour it through their filter to clean it.
How Are Soils Classified?Add to list Details
In this activity about soil (page 7 of the PDF), learners will use their sense of touch as well as sight to understand how soil is classified based on texture and other details.
Clean It Up
In this "Sid the Science Kid" activity, learners get their hands dirty by playing in a container of soil. Then they compare the effectiveness of cleaning their hands with just a paper towel vs.
Creating a Soil Map
In this activity, learners investigate soil conditions by creating a soil map. Learners record soil characteristics and compare the conditions of soil in different grid sections.
Edible SoilAdd to list Details
In this yummy activity about soil (page 9 of PDF), learners will create layers of soil using food. They will learn about the composition and role of each layer.
In this activity, learners will investigate the part of soil. Explore how clay, silt, and sand make up the dirt in your background. Activity includes step-by-step instructions and extension ideas.
In this outdoor activity, learners make their own organic-rich soil. Depending on where this activity is done, learners will probably discover that their local soil is low in organic matter.
This is an activity about turbidity, or the amount of sediment suspended in water.
In this activity (located at the bottom of the page), learners investigate soil and explore the creatures that live in it.
Seeds: Roots and Shoots
In this indepth hands-on activity, learners build a structure that allows them to observe the growth of roots and the correlation between root growth and stem extension.