Conceptual Flow Graphic for Soils


IMG 0155Picture of CFG
Word Table of CFG




 Design Challenge 

Soils Design Challenge 

 Student Sample Letter for Soils Design Challenge

Student Sample Letter for Soils Design Challenge




Formative Assessments

What Will Worms Eat Justified List Probe

Composting Friendly Talk or Sticky Bars

Sand, Clay, Humus Observation Charts (GLAD)

 Observation Chart Example-Sand

Observation Chart Example-Clay

Observation Chart Example-Humus

Also See:

  • Rotting Apple- Uncovering Student Ideas in Science (vol. 3) page 139
  • Beach Sand-Uncovering Student Ideas in  Science (vol. 1) page 163


By Page Keeley et al. Found at NSTA Press



 Standards Connections  


Link to Next Generation Science Standards

 Link to Common Core Mathematics Standards

Link to Common Core English Language Arts Standards