Sixth graders create a Venn diagram of different soil types. They plant cord seeds in clay, sand, and fertile black soils are record their growing rates. After two weeks they discuss the effects of soil types on the growth process.
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Protecting Yourself Against the Harmful Affects of UV Rays
Students study about the different types of UV rays and how they can protect themselves against their harmful effects. They explain how to interpret the UV index in order to plan the best time to participate in outdoor activities
5th - 8th Health
Building Soil Nature's Way: Exploring decomposition and soil health
Students explore decomposition and soil health by creating their own garden. In this agriculture lesson plan, students build a "lasagna garden" with organic matter found in the area and plant perennials native to their region. Students...
4th - 6th Science
Soil, Designer Soil: From Rainforests to the Prairie
Students explore the role and importance of soil in the ecosystem. In this Science and Social Studies instructional activity, students complete an experiment using various kinds of soil and clay and then examine how soil has a direct...
6th - 9th Science