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All About Food

For Students K - 5th
Check out this 11-part collection for elementary learners! Each lesson is full of hands-on activities, handouts, and in-depth studies of the science of food. Your class will study balanced meals, how food grows, plant parts, the...
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ScienceWeb Australia: Years 9-10

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Science Web Australia presents a collection of three units designed for English speaking high schoolers and utilizing resources available online. The first unit focuses on ecosystems, the second on plate tectonics, and the third on the...
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Ecosystems

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Five lessons take high schoolers on a journey through Australia’s ecosystems. They investigate the relationships between different organisms, examine factors that affect population sizes, and consider how energy flows into and out of an...
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How Does Your Garden Grow?

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Seventy thousand different types of soil exist in the United States alone. Young scientists learn about the importance of soil to the food supply. They test soil for a variety of factors and determine the best place to set up a community...
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ABC: Acid Base Chemistry

For Teachers 7th Standards
Bubble, bubble, boil and trouble! What causes common substances like baking soda and vinegar to react the way they do? Welcome your junior chemists to the wonders of acid-base chemistry using a comprehensive and fun resource. Engage them...
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Forensic Sciences: A Crime Scene Investigation Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Mr. Bergman has been murdered and we need you to solve the crime! The cross-curricular unit covers 11 different types of forensic science and includes 17 activities. Scholars perform blood type analysis, blood spatter analysis, height...
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Soil Testing

For Students 5th - 8th
Earth science learners experiment with the water-holding properties of sand, pebbles, and clay. They apply their findings to the building of a well. This activity is engaging and tactile, and it demonstrates the importance of considering...
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Growing Soil Microbes

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
View how microbes grow in soil. Class members first create a Winogradsky column to grow bacteria. They then set up the column of mud in a plastic bottle and include a food source for the microbes and observe the column of mud over the...
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Investigating Soil Moisture Content

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members analyze the water content in soil samples by drying out the samples and taking measurements every minute until all the moisture is gone. Scholars compare the initial weight to the dried weight to calculate the percentage of...
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Soil Sampling: Random Sampling a Small Field with Hammer Probe

For Students 9th - 12th
There's some serious science behind farming! A quick video lesson presents the process of collecting a random field soil sample for analysis. Instruction includes what a random sample looks like as well as how to prepare the sample for...
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Soil Sampling: Getting Started

For Students 9th - 12th
Taking a sample of soil requires more than just a shovel and bucket. Viewers learn about the important factors to consider when taking a soil sample in an informative video presentation. The narrator demonstrates the process in an actual...
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Properties of Soil: Dispersion and Flocculation

For Students 9th - 12th
Add a little salt to your soil and see what happens. A video demonstration shows how soil with high and low sodium content interacts with water. A quick experiment demonstrates the properties of dispersion and the role sodium has in the...
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Runoff and Infiltration: Surface Cover and Runoff

For Students 9th - 12th
Where did all the good topsoil go? Viewers use a visual presentation to learn how surface cover protects soil from water runoff. The video presenter shows the result of a rain shower by comparing freshly planted soil and another sample...
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Runoff and Infiltration

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Soil infiltration has less to do with the soil than what is covering the soil. A quick video presentation demonstrates how different soil samples use water. The instructor takes note of both the infiltration demonstrated by each sample...
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Soil Sampling: Soil Variability

For Students 9th - 12th
Not all soil is created equal. Learners examine what to look for in a soil sample to identify key characteristics that don't require lab testing. They see that it's easy to verify observations by comparing the samples to a soil map.
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Soil Sampling: Random Sampling Across a Large Field with Hammer Probe

For Students 9th - 12th
What defines a random sample? Scholars learn how to collect a random soil sample from a large field. The narrator explains the importance of ensuring the sample is random and shows how to create a random sample before sending it to the lab.
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Soil Sampling: Probe Versus Shovel

For Students 9th - 12th
You won't find any holes here. An earth scientist demonstrates the process of collecting a soil sample in a quick video presentation. She uses two different tools and discusses the benefits of each.
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School Forest Inventory for Dummies

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Put on those forest ranger hats for an engaging and informative lesson. Eager scientists study the makeup of a local forest ecosystem and then write a forest management plan. They consider many parameters including identification of both...
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Why Study Soil?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Some scientists spend their entire careers analyzing and learning about soils. An interesting video lesson provides an overview of what soil scientists do and why. Pupils learn how soil analysis connects to other branches of science and...
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Soil Infiltration: Soil Porosity Testing

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Soil pollution has a longer reach than may seem possible. A video presentation demonstrates how a seemingly isolated soil contamination spreads and even reaches waterways. The lesson demonstrates how scientists conduct porosity tests...
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Cation Exchange

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Understanding soil composition requires an understanding of chemical bonding. An informative video lesson shows learners how the atoms and molecules in the soil form ions that attract and repel other atoms and molecules. The narrator...
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The Olsen Test for Phosphorus

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A short video teaches viewers about the Olsen Test, a soil test specific for plants grown in arid regions. The soil in arid regions has a higher pH and plants require special treatment to thrive. The video provides information about the...
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Properties of Soil

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do the different types of soil allow water to flow? Scholars compare flocculated and dispersed soils and their ability to move water through the soil. Silt, sand, and clay particles clump together and create large pores in the soil...
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Choosing A Career

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Careers in science aren't limited to labs. Pupils learn about different aspects of careers in agriculture through the lens of several scientists. The scientists talk about how the field of soil science is a growing in this important...