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to the Wonderful World of Rocks and Minerals!
S3E1. Students will investigate the physical attributes of rocks and soils.
color, texture), measurement, and simple tests (hardness).
and color in top soils (such as clay, loam or potting soil, and sand).
It looks like chocolate!
Shoot Max! You caught
Rock observation sheet
Mineral observation sheet
Can you tell that these rocks are underwater?
What questions do we have about soil?
Can you figure out what this type of graph is called?
That’s right! You are an expert! Now, here is the same information - only displayed on a different type of graph. Can you guess what this type of graph is called?
Can you guess?
the different types of soil in Georgia. What do you think are the physical attributes we should be looking for?
2. Composition …we’ll smear it on paper and see how it looks.
3. Color …we’ll observe and record.
4. Ability to support life …do we see any evidence to support this?
5. Capacity for absorbing water …we’ll experiment with a funnel!
Let’s explore! Together with your group, observe and record what you see as you experiment at each soil station. Don’t forget to write down what you see on your sheet before you leave each station!
Soil investigation worksheet