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​​​​​​​Bulk Density

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Students will measure the mass of a dry soil sample of known total volume including pore space to determine the density of the whole sample.

Teachers Guide Supporting Protocols

Supporting Protocols

Protocols to help in completion of the main protocol

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Students will use a technique chosen by their teacher to expose a soil profile for characterization.

Teachers Guide Field Guides

Field Guides

Step-by-step instructions for collection data according to the protocols.

Teachers Guide Data Sheets

Data Sheets

Sheets to be filled out during data collection

Teacher Guide Learning Activities

Learning Activities

Activities to help students learn more about the instruments and protocols

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Students will understand the geologic phenomena of weathering and erosion. These processes, along with deposition, shape our landforms and contribute to the development of parent material in the soil formation process.

Teachers Guide Resources


Additional documents or tools related to the protocol