Mud Shake STEM Challenge (Soil Hydrometer Test)

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Get your students excited about STEM!

This real-world exploration activity asks the question: How can you analyze the composition of your soil using a 2-liter bottle, water, a funnel and soil samples?

Students participate in hands-on inquiry and open-ended exploration as they try to determine the composition of a mystery soil sample.

This packet contains all the information you need to make this a great engineering activity in your classroom:
Challenge Question Poster
NGSS Poster
Teacher Directions
Student Recording Sheets
Rules Poster
Digital Resources
Follow Up Activity
Rubric

Engage your students in the engineering process!

This lesson is NGSS aligned:
LS1-1: Interdependence of Science, Engineering and Technology
MS-LS1-3 Science is a Human Endeavor
MS-LS1-8 Obtaining, Gathering, Communicating Information
MS-LS1-5 Engaging in Argument from Evidence

Please make sure to check out my other STEM activities!
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Mud Shake STEM Challenge (Soil Hydrometer Test)
Mud Shake STEM Challenge (Soil Hydrometer Test)
Mud Shake STEM Challenge (Soil Hydrometer Test)
Mud Shake STEM Challenge (Soil Hydrometer Test)