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Frost Tube

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Students will construct a Frost Tube that is inserted into a hole in undisturbed and uncompacted soil. During the cold months, students measure the depth at which water in the Frost Tube has frozen, indicating that the surrounding soil has also frozen. Watch the Frost Tube Training Video.

Protocols to help in completion of the main protocol.

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

Sheets to be filled out during data collection.

Activities to help students learn more about the instruments and protocols.

Additional documents or tools related to the protocol.