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Soil Science
Angie Rivenshield
2001 - 2002 Fellow

In this unit students learn about basic soil science, and then explore some unique characteristics of soils found in urban areas. The materials provided here include a basic outline of the unit and a few protocols (for example, "testing porosity," and "compaction"). When this unit was used with students, it also included a variety of laboratory handouts, a PowerPoint presentation, and field trips. Click here to view the activity in PDF format, or click here to view it as an HTML (web-based) document.




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