Soil Composition and Classification

Resource ID#: 13392 Type: Unit/Lesson Sequence

General Information

Subject(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Instructional Time: 5 Hour(s) 50 Minute(s)
Keywords: soil, plants, seeds, classification, observation, water, cement, rocks
Instructional Component Type(s): Unit/Lesson Sequence
Instructional Design Framework(s): Confirmation Inquiry (Level 1), Learning Cycle (e.g., 5E)
Resource Collection: Orange County Public Schools

Aligned Standards

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Aligned Access Points

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Identify components of soil, such as dead plants and pieces of rock.

Identify small pieces of rock in the soil.

Recognize soil types based on color (dark or light) and texture (size of particles).

Sort soil samples according to physical properties, such as color (dark or light) or texture (size of particles).

Ask questions and make observations about things in the natural world.

Answer yes and no questions and make observations about common objects and actions in the natural world.

Identify information about objects based on observation.

Identify characteristics of objects based on observation.

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