Constructing a Set of Soil Sieves
Students are introduced to the concept of soil sieves. Using the sieves in various sizzes, they discover they are used to sort sediments by size. In groups, they follow instructions to create their own sieve and use it in various experiments.
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Do new kinds of insects appear after soil modification?
Students explore and experiment with the concept do new kinds of insects appear after soil modification. They assess and review scientific methods of observation, predicting, variables, math skills, ratio, proportions, graphs and the art...
9th - 12th Science
Infiltration Test: Exploring the Flow of Water Through Soils
Soil scientists gain experience with an infiltrometer can to determine the infiltration rates at different locations on campus. If you are using the entire unit, the class has already analyzed water flow and soil types, so they should...
4th - 12th Science
Oceans as a Heat Reservoir
Oceans absorb half of the carbon dioxide and 80 percent of the greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere. Scholars learn how and why the oceans store heat more effectively than land and how they help mitigate global warming. Pupils...
7th - 11th Science CCSS: Adaptable