Soil Types

Fifth graders examine how sand and rock fragments in soil are products of erosion or the weathering of rocks. They listen to the book "Sand" by Ellen J. Prager and answer discussion questions. Next, they analyze sand samples and sort the sand grains into groups based on a variety of characteristics.

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Grade
5th
Subjects
Life Science
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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