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Fire on the Forest Floor

Student(s):Nicholas Brown, Stella Darling, Jayden Schumaker, Evan LaFata
Grade Level:Middle School (grades 6-8, ages 11-14)
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Date Submitted: 03/01/2018

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In our investigation, we set out to study the effects of how wildfire impacts soil hydrophobicity. We studied three burned and unburned sites in the Horse Prairie area. Our hypothesis was if the fire in the area was intense enough to cause hydrophobicity, then soil infiltration would be impeded