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Water, Water Everywhere, Even Underground

The "Engage" section of a wetlands lesson plan asks young ecologists to examine a wetlands poster. You can easily find one online and display it using a projector. Pupils immerse a piece of sandstone and a piece of granite in water to investigate porosity. With this knowledge, they set up an experiment to test porosity of soil, and as a result, they learn about groundwater.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Science
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Scientific Equipment
Included Materials
  • Activity