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Carolina Investigations® for AP® Environmental Science: Soil Productivity

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Exploring different characteristics of soil provides insight into how productive it might be for farming purposes. Students conduct experiments on different types of soil to observe and measure properties such as water-holding capacity, ion-exchange capacity, macronutrient content, and particle-size distribution to determine which types soil are the most productive for growing plants. Students then test their hypothesis by planting alfalfa to track success.

 
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Exploring different characteristics of soil provides insight into how productive it might be for farming purposes. Students conduct experiments on different types of soil to observe and measure properties such as water-holding capacity, ion-exchange capacity, macronutrient content, and particle-size distribution to determine which types soil are the most productive for growing plants. Students then test their hypothesis by planting alfalfa to track success.

The 8-Station Kit is designed for a class of 32 students working in groups of 4. The 1-Station Kit is designed for 1 group of 4 students. The refill replenishes consumable materials in the 8-Station Kit. Digital teacher’s manual, included FREE with kit or refill purchase, is a 12-month eBook license to the Soil Productivity Teacher’s Manual and Student Guide.

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