This Identifying Your Soil for Rain Gardens lesson plan also includes:
- Lab & Experiment
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Teach your class the descriptive characteristics of soil. Provide information about particle size and a flow chart for assessing texture. Soil scientists then analyze samples and hypothesize which would be the best type for a rain garden. This sixth lesson in a series of fifteen, is an integral part of planning.
- A hands-on and practical activity that contributes to the overall success of the rain garden
- The soil texture feel test key is organized and easy to follow
- Encourages the use of observation and critical thinking skills