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Squishy Soil


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Squishy Soil

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. This activity uses easy to find materials. A Spanish version of the activity is also included.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 4 - adult

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English, Spanish

Materials List (per student)


  • Dirt/soil
  • Water

Subjects


  • Physical Sciences
    • Structure and Properties of Matter

Informal Categories


  • Gardening
  • Nature and Environment
  • Outdoor Activity

Other


Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Explora Science Center and Children's Museum, ©2022

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