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1 Welcome to SEPUP Training! Stephanie Finn Buffalo Public Schools

2 Goals for Today IAES Studying Soils Scientifically IAES Studying Soils Scientifically Student Book Student Book Kits Kits Teachers Guide Teachers Guide Literacy Strategies Literacy Strategies Journaling Journaling Assessment Assessment Pacing Pacing Diverse learners/extensions Diverse learners/extensions Group interaction/classroom management Group interaction/classroom management Questions/concerns Questions/concerns

3 Agenda 8:30 Welcome 8:30 Welcome 8:45 – 10:00 Studying Soils Scientifically 8:45 – 10:00 Studying Soils Scientifically 10:00 – 10:10 Break 10:00 – 10:10 Break 10:15 – 11:30 Studying Soils Scientifically 10:15 – 11:30 Studying Soils Scientifically 11:00 – 12:00 Lunch 11:00 – 12:00 Lunch 12:30 – 2:00 Studying Soils Scientifically 12:30 – 2:00 Studying Soils Scientifically 2:00 – 2:10 Break 2:00 – 2:10 Break 2:15 – 3:30 Wrap of Studying Soils 2:15 – 3:30 Wrap of Studying Soils

4 SEPUP Science Education for Public Understanding Program

5 Studying Soil Scientifically

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13 Activity #1 – Into the Field Activity Type: Investigation Content and Skill Area: Getting to know materials and equipment, introduction to the metric system.

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16 Activity #1 – Into the Field Add Activity to your table of contents (The number, the title, and page in your journal you will put activity on. I suggest page 7) Add Activity to your table of contents (The number, the title, and page in your journal you will put activity on. I suggest page 7) Go to page 7 in your journal. Place the number and title of the activity on the top. Go to page 7 in your journal. Place the number and title of the activity on the top. Copy the Challenge question. Copy the Challenge question. Materials Materials Procedure Procedure

17 Read the paragraph on page A-4 Read the paragraph on page A-4 Answer the following question in your journal: Answer the following question in your journal: What do scientists spend time doing? What do scientists spend time doing?

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20 Lets perform the activity!

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22 Analysis Questions – p. A-6

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25 Activity #2 – The Garden Problem Activity Type: Talking it over Content and Skill Area: Variables affecting plant growth, evidence/opinion

26 Gots and Needs Questions and Concerns idesktop.tv

27 Have you ever grown a garden?

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34 Activity #3 – Observing Soil Activity type: Laboratory Activity type: Laboratory Content and skill area: Vocabulary use in observations Content and skill area: Vocabulary use in observations This is the first lab your students will do! This is the first lab your students will do!

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36 Activity #3 Observing Soil Read the paragraph and the picture caption on page A-12 Read the paragraph and the picture caption on page A-12 Answer the following question in your journal: Answer the following question in your journal: What did the class do next to the garden? What did the class do next to the garden? What did Mrs. Clayson suggest the class do next? What did Mrs. Clayson suggest the class do next?

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40 Answer the first question on p. A-14 in your journal by yourself! We will go over them in 5 minutes.

41 Lets do question as a class!

42 Please answer this question in your journal on a clean page

43 Reading Graduated Cylinders What is a graduated cylinder?

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46 Measuring Length Using a ruler

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48 Activity #4 – Soil Columns p. A-15 Activity Type: Laboratory Activity Type: Laboratory Content and Skill Area: Soil composition, color, texture, following a procedure, observations, recording and analyzing results, sketching Content and Skill Area: Soil composition, color, texture, following a procedure, observations, recording and analyzing results, sketching

49 Activity #4 – Soil Columns p. A-15 Add Activity to your table of contents Add Activity to your table of contents Go to the next blank page in your journal after activity three. Place the number and title of the activity on the top of this page. Go to the next blank page in your journal after activity three. Place the number and title of the activity on the top of this page. Copy the Challenge question. Copy the Challenge question. Materials Materials Procedure Procedure

50 Read the paragraph and the picture caption on page A-15 Read the paragraph and the picture caption on page A-15 Answer the following questions in your journal: Answer the following questions in your journal: What is soil composition? What is soil composition? How can we learn about soil composition? How can we learn about soil composition?

51 What were your definitions of soil from the last activity? Lets review them!

52 What does the word composition mean? Composition is what something is made of or its specific ingredients.

53 Suppose we mix soils and water and leave them overnight. In your journal, predict what you think will happen.

54 Lets review materials and the procedure before we begin

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59 Compare your prediction from the beginning to your observations.

60 Lets answer the first two analysis questions as a class

61 Answer this question on the back of your soil column observations sheet.

62 Activity #5 – Soil Composition Textbook page A-18 Activity Type: Reading Activity Type: Reading Content and Skill Area: Soil composition, color, texture, following a procedure, observations, recording and analyzing results, sketching Content and Skill Area: Soil composition, color, texture, following a procedure, observations, recording and analyzing results, sketching

63 Activity #5 – Soil Composition Textbook page A-18 Add Activity to your table of contents Add Activity to your table of contents Go to the next blank page in your journal after activity four. Place the number and title of the activity on the top of this page. Go to the next blank page in your journal after activity four. Place the number and title of the activity on the top of this page. Copy the Challenge question. Copy the Challenge question. Materials Materials Procedure Procedure

64 Read the paragraph and the picture caption on page A-18 Read the paragraph and the picture caption on page A-18 Answer the following questions in your journal: Answer the following questions in your journal: How did Chris know the garden was getting enough water? How did Chris know the garden was getting enough water? What did Chris decide to investigate next? What did Chris decide to investigate next?

65 Remember! Soil is a MIXTURE of materials!

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67 Key Vocabulary Decompose Decompose Nutrients Nutrients Organic Matter Organic Matter Weathering Weathering

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69 Lets work on a Soil concept map

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76 Activity #6 – Describing Soil Scientifically page A-25 Activity Type: Laboratory Activity Type: Laboratory Content and Skills: Soil composition, sand, silt, clay, topsoil Content and Skills: Soil composition, sand, silt, clay, topsoil

77 Activity #6 – Describing Soil Scientifically page A-25 Add Activity to your table of contents Add Activity to your table of contents Go to the next blank page in your journal after activity five. Place the number and title of the activity on the top of this page. Go to the next blank page in your journal after activity five. Place the number and title of the activity on the top of this page. Copy the Challenge question. Copy the Challenge question. Materials Materials Procedure Procedure

78 Read the paragraph and the picture caption on page A-25 Read the paragraph and the picture caption on page A-25 Answer the following questions in your journal: Answer the following questions in your journal: According to paragraph, what are three characteristics of soil? According to paragraph, what are three characteristics of soil?

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90 Activity #7– Mapping Soils Activity: Investigation Activity: Investigation Content and skill: Soil types Content and skill: Soil types

91 Activity #7– Mapping Soils Set up for activity 7 (you should know how to do this by now) Set up for activity 7 (you should know how to do this by now) Read the paragraph and the picture caption on page A-29 Read the paragraph and the picture caption on page A-29 Answer the following questions in your journal: Answer the following questions in your journal: How many different soils are there in the world? How many different soils are there in the world? How many major categories of soil are there? How many major categories of soil are there?

92 In this activity you will be acting like a soil scientist! What does a soil scientist do?

93 You will investigate the composition of soil in different parts of the United States. You will need to work together with your group!

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101 Activity #8 – The Dust Bowl p. A-33 Activity Type: Role Play Activity Type: Role Play Content and Skill: Impact on human actions on the environment; history of the United States Content and Skill: Impact on human actions on the environment; history of the United States

102 Activity #8 – The Dust Bowl p. A-33 Set up for activity 8 (table of contents, next blank page, etc) Set up for activity 8 (table of contents, next blank page, etc) Read the paragraph and the picture caption on page A-33 Read the paragraph and the picture caption on page A-33 Answer the following questions in your journal: Answer the following questions in your journal: What is Chriss mothers occupation? What is Chriss mothers occupation?

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105 What area of the country is known for good farming soil?

106 What is a drought? A long period of time without rain

107 Native Plants A plant that lives or grows naturally in a particular region without human intervention

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109 What was a major difference between the native plants of the grassland area and the farming crops that replaced them?

110 Do you think a disaster like the Dust Bowl can happen again?

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113 Good Morning and Welcome Back! Questions from yesterday? Questions from yesterday? Today we will: Wrap up the two activities we did with Studying Soils and then start Rocks and Minerals. Today we will: Wrap up the two activities we did with Studying Soils and then start Rocks and Minerals.

114 Activity #9 – Nutrients in Soil page A-40 Activity Type: Investigation Activity Type: Investigation Content and Skill: Nutrients and Fertilizer Content and Skill: Nutrients and Fertilizer

115 Activity #9 – Nutrients in Soil page A-40 Add Activity to your table of contents Add Activity to your table of contents Go to the next blank page in your journal after activity six. Place the number and title of the activity on the top of this page. Go to the next blank page in your journal after activity six. Place the number and title of the activity on the top of this page. Copy the Challenge question. Copy the Challenge question. Materials Materials Procedure Procedure

116 Read the 2 paragraphs and picture caption on p. A- 40. Read the 2 paragraphs and picture caption on p. A- 40. Answer the following questions in your journal: Answer the following questions in your journal: What is the process where plants grow their own food? What is the process where plants grow their own food? What are the three nutrients that plants need to help them grow? What are the three nutrients that plants need to help them grow?

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124 Activity #10 Organic Matter testing Activity Type: Laboratory Activity Type: Laboratory Content and Skill Area: Organic vs. inorganic matter in soil; chemical testing, following procedures, record results Content and Skill Area: Organic vs. inorganic matter in soil; chemical testing, following procedures, record results

125 Activity #10 Organic Matter testing Set up this activity in your table of contents. Set up this activity in your table of contents. Read the 2 paragraphs and picture caption on p. A- 45. Read the 2 paragraphs and picture caption on p. A- 45. Answer the following question in your journal: Answer the following question in your journal: How are nutrients released in the soil? How are nutrients released in the soil?

126 What do plants need in order to make food?

127 In this activity you will be testing the school soil (soil A) and comparing its organic matter content to soil B.

128 What are some of the things that make up soil?

129 Even though organic matter is an important component of soil, it is present in soil in small amounts.

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133 Soil Sample Observations Final color Amount of organic material A B C

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135 Soil SampleObservationFinal colorAmount of organic material A B C

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137 Activity #11 Garden Action Activity Type: Role Play Activity Type: Role Play Content and skill area: Decision making based on evidence Content and skill area: Decision making based on evidence

138 Activity #11 Garden Action Set up this activity in your table of contents and on your next blank page Set up this activity in your table of contents and on your next blank page Read the 3 paragraphs on p. A-49. Read the 3 paragraphs on p. A-49. Answer the following questions in your journal: Answer the following questions in your journal: What do plants do as they grow? What do plants do as they grow? What do farmers and gardeners add to the soil? What do farmers and gardeners add to the soil?

139 What did we learn from Activity 10? There was a low level of organic material in Chriss school garden. There was a low level of organic material in Chriss school garden.

140 You will have a chance to decide what to do about the school garden.

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144 Trade-off What is a trade-off?

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