Introduction to Soils

Activity Date:

Segment:

Teacher: Mrs. Glombowski

Time: 1 hour

Key Points:

  1. What are 3 soil particles
  2. Explain the soil horizon
  3. Explain the water capacity with adhesion and cohesion
  4. Explain soil water classification
  5. Explain how to do a ribbon test.
  6. Explain how to use a soil triangle
  7. What is the ideal soil make up?
  8. Explain the percentage of soil particles you brought in the lab and the soils located around your house.