Disappearing Drips

Young scientists study three different types of soil, and discover their levels of permeability. The types of soil tested are loam, clay, and sand. After placing a coffee filter in a plastic trap on top of a jar, students pour water into the trapped soil and make their determinations.  A good, simple, and effective science experiment.

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Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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