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The Secret Lives of Nematodes
Biology or ecology learners studying parasitism or food webs will learn a lot from this lesson on the activity of nematodes. Learners collect soil samples, bait them with insect larvae, and then examine insect carcasses over time to observe the parasitic action of nematodes.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
It's Just Dirt
Students discover how seed germination varies according to the soil type. In this soil science lesson, students discuss what plants need in order to grow and investigate various types of soil. Students use their senses to describe each soil type and predict what soil will germinate the most seeds.
3rd - 4th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Learners investigate how earthworms mix and till the soil. Each student brings in a 1 gallon plastic milk jug. Holes are poked into the jug, bedding mixture is added, some earthworms are added, and some food for the worms. Additionally, each student fills out a Worm Adoption Certificate.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 27 Downloads
New Review Ancient China: Introduction, Map
What a great resource for introducing your youngsters to the world of ancient China and the earliest stages of its timeline. Included are creative ideas for organizing your room, as well as an engaging lesson plan, anticipatory set, and map assignment.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 26 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Soil and Water Differential Heating
In this differential heating experiment, students conduct an experiment using the scientific method, analytic measurement, and experimental design and setup of soil and water. Then they graph their results and write a report that includes their methods, results, and discussion of what occurred.
10th - 11th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Soil Runoff Challenge
Students find ways to decrease soil runoff for an African Village as a part of a Peace Corps project. In this soil runoff lesson, students play a soil runoff challenge online. Students complete online activities and view a slide show to further learn ways to decrease soil runoff and solve Peace Corps problems.
4th - 9th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Carbon Cycle Poster
Humans can have a big impact on the environment, specifically the influence they have on the carbon cycle. First, the class will define and discuss each of the earths four major spheres, the biosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and lithosphere.
3rd - 12th Science 163 Views 188 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Get The Dirt On Soils
Young scholars examine the various soils and list the parts of the ecosystems. In groups, they investigate the soils to determine its texture and the permeability rates. They give examples of how soil information is used to determine human land uses.
4th - 8th Math 3 Views 22 Downloads
"Investigating Soil Color and Texture"
Ninth graders will identify/understand the differences between soil and dirt. They will classify soil color accurately and use Munsell notation to describe it (Munsell books provided).Students will classify soil texture using the feel method (hand out provided).
9th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Soil Nutrients - Nitrate Lab Lesson Plans
Students perform experiments to review the importance of nutrients and their affect on plant growth and nutrition. Students explain how nitrogen is removed from the soil and used by plants. They list the symptoms of insufficient or excess nitrogen.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads