Types of Soil Activity | Experiments

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The Campbell Connection
Grade Levels
3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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9 pages
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I loved this resource. It was a great unit on soil, right before we went on a field trip to learn about soil.
My students absolutely loved the experiment. This resource was a great beginning for students to start practicing writing down their science observations.
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Help your students learn about soil through these engaging and interactive experiments. Students learn about the layers and different types of soil using the scientific method! Through these three experiments students develop a deeper understanding of humus, topsoil, subsoil and bedrock. They even get to see how clay, loam, and sand all absorb water! Each experiment is engaging and interactive, allowing for student discovery and inquiry!

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• 3 soil experiments

• Teacher directions and preparation for each experiment

• 2 page recording sheets using the scientific method for all 3 experiments


Check out some of our other related products:

Soil Bundle

Soil Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Passages and Activities

Soil Task Cards

Soil Flip Book

Rocks and Minerals Experiments

Fossils Experiments

Weathering and Erosion Experiments

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