What is Soil Made of: 7 Components

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Students bring in a soil sample from their backyard to investigate, draw, describe (color, particle size, texture and structure), compare / contrast (with a peer's sample) and experiment on (predict and discover what type of soil is in their yard)!

Includes:
slides to introduce the components of soil
(sand, silt, clay, organic matter, water, air and animals)
soil sample recording sheet (investigating, drawing and describing)
link to soil structure chart (texture vs. structure)
Venn diagram to compare / contrast soil samples with a peer
soil experiment to figure out their soil type
full lesson plan and assessment

Science Common Core Standard
Strand: Earth and Space Science (3rd Grade)
Topic: Earth’s Resources
Standard Statement: Soil is composed of pieces of rock, organic material, water and air and has characteristics that can be measured and observed.
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15
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What is Soil Made of: 7 Components
What is Soil Made of: 7 Components
What is Soil Made of: 7 Components
What is Soil Made of: 7 Components