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Investigating Earth Systems: Soils

Throughout this module, students will use hands-on, inquiry-based explorations to investigate:

  • the kinds of materials in soil.
  • the arrangement of soil materials.
  • the amount of water the soil can hold.
  • how water flows through soil.
  • how soil is eroded.

Use the navigation on the right to explore resources that will be useful for the investigations.

 

Investigation 1

Investigation 2

Investigation 3

Investigation 4

Investigation 5

Investigation 6

Investigation 7

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Last updated: January 26, 2009



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