Soil! Dirt! Ground! Earth!
No matter what you call it, you can use the following activities to learn about the properties of soil.
These activities, created by Beaker and Book, can be used for individual students, partners, or small-group work and are targeted for grades 3-5. This pack includes a total of six student tasks within the three main activities:
Investigating Soil with Models: Three activities and teacher background information
Samantha’s Soil Study: Reading passage and soil investigation lab
Are You Soil Smart?: Cut-Apart Reading with suggested writing extensions