From Leaf to Soil
In this environment worksheet, students identify and describe what the decomposition process of a leaf looks like. Then they explain why it is important for leaves to decompose. Students also explain the benefits of the process.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Reduce Our Carbon Footprint, Let’s Compost!
Roll up your sleeves and get a little dirty with this elementary and middle school compost lesson. All you need is a large plastic container, a couple old newspapers, some organic waste, and a few hundred worms and you're ready to start...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Components of Soil and Water Retention
What type of soil holds in moisture the best? Find out with a guided-inquiry based lesson in which scholars investigate three types of soil—sand, clay, and silt—and the ability of each to retain waiter for plant growth. Learners graph...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Building Soil Nature's Way: Exploring decomposition and soil health
Learners explore decomposition and soil health by creating their own garden. In this agriculture lesson, students build a "lasagna garden" with organic matter found in the area and plant perennials native to their region. Learners are...
4th - 6th Science