Makarena Faba
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Mason Jar Soil Test | Determining what type of soil you have in your garden can be done with a glass jar with a lid, some water, and a sample of your soil. When soil particles separate you can see a mixture of the main soil types: sand, silt and clay. A well balanced soil (also called Loam) will have an almost even balance between the three particles. If your soil has more clay or more sand you can help your plants by learning the best watering and treatment methods for your particular soil!

Determining what type of soil you have in your garden can be done with a glass jar with a lid, some water, and a sample of your soil.

Soil is comprised of three mineral particle sizes: sand, silt and clay. The mineral composition determines the soil type. Soil type influences the availability of air, water and nutrients to the plant.

Visuals to help explain the soil types.Could be extended as a real life visual with foam balls or candy of different sizes.

The Earth Science Interactive Notebook: Weather and Climate chapter will never leave students feeling “cloudy” about their lessons. Each chapter in the series will showcase many activities for the students to process the information given by the teacher then allow them to use self-direction to apply their new knowledge. The engaging activities always vary to enable all students to use and benefit from different learning styles.

The Earth Science Interactive Notebook: Weather and Climate chapter will never leave students feeling “cloudy” about their lessons. Each chapter in the series will showcase many activities for the students to process the information given by the teacher t

Science: Layers of the earth.. great little lesson!

Science: Layers of the earth.I would do this with food, like a dirt cup: pudding for the core, crushed Oreos for the mantle and snickers/candy bar chunks for mantle.