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Soil Exploration


Through garden exploration, students will learn about the properties of soil and why soil is important to plants. They will closely observe soil and practice tallying and reporting results of soil experiments. Students love becoming soil scientists through this lesson and its activities!

Need to Prepare

Soil Sorting Worksheet
Jar with lid-at least three

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