2Let’s 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!
3Tiny rocks of different sizes Properties of GravelBigHardTiny rocks of different sizesDoesn’t clumpWater goes through it
4Properties of Sand Large Rough Rocks and Shells Crumbly Crunchy Sound Spreads Out
5Clumps when you pinch it Properties of ClaySmallRedSee it on fingersSlight smellClumps when you pinch itSoft
6Rich with Plant and Animals Properties of HumusTiny rootsRich with Plant and AnimalsDark colorBlackWetSoftWon’t Clump
7Think about it… What types of soil would be washed away first? Think about this component’s properties that would make it so easily washed away!Think back to the pictures from yesterday’s stations. What is the relationship between land and water? How is this related to this lesson?
8Why are some of the gravel particles rounded? 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?