Soil Feeds Us And Sustains Us.
- Conduct A Thorough Evaluation Of Soil
- Identify The Type And Variety Of Micro-Organisms (Soil Microbes)
- Time Required: One 50 Minute Class Period
Time to play in the dirt! Students use ordinary soil samples to conduct a thorough evaluation of soil. Simple, easy-to-follow techniques and staining procedures are introduced early in this series of activities. After performing a series of activities, students are asked to draw conclusions concerning a soil’s ability to support plant growth. All tests are performed using either the patented Chemplate® or calibrated sample tubes.
Teacher’s Guide with SDS
Student Worksheets and Guides
Barium Chloride Solution, Drop control bottle
Phenolic Rose Bengal, Drop control bottle
pH Soil Indicator Solution, Drop control bottle
Potassium Dichromate Solution, Drop control bottle