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Types of Soil Land and Water Unit. Lets think back… what is a property? A property tells something about an object that helps identify it, such as color,

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1 Types of Soil Land and Water Unit

2 Lets think back… what is a property? A property tells something about an object that helps identify it, such as color, texture, shape, and size! Think of adjectives to describe these different forms of matter!

3 Properties of Gravel Big Hard Tiny rocks of different sizes Doesnt clump Water goes through it

4 Properties of Sand Large Rough Rocks and Shells Crumbly Crunchy Sound Spreads Out

5 Properties of Clay Small Red See it on fingers Slight smell Clumps when you pinch it Soft

6 Properties of Humus Tiny roots Rich with Plant and Animals Dark color Black Wet Soft Wont Clump

7 What types of soil would be washed away first? Think about this components properties that would make it so easily washed away! Think back to the pictures from yesterdays stations. What is the relationship between land and water? How is this related to this lesson? Think about it…

8 Which types of these soils would be the best for plants to grow? Think about each of their properties! Why are some of the gravel particles rounded?


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