This is a two part laboratory activity where students must create a hypothesis to test, design an experiment and then see if the experimental results support or refute their hypothesis. This lab incorporates application mathematics with the scientific method and critical thinking skills within the Earth science content. Suitable for upper level middle school to inclusion high school students.
Material cost should be under $5. The disposable materials can found around the yard. Very safe! The biggest hazard is getting clothes muddy.
Developed and tested in an inclusion 9th grade classroom by your favorite Inquiry Science Teacher - Laura Peck! AKA the Insane Alchemist.