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Get Down and Dirty: How Does Soil Change with Depth?

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In this Science Buddies science project, you'll observe and measure core samples of soil to see how soil properties change with depth, and compare soil core profiles collected from multiple sites. You can customize this kit to include the soil color chart, spray bottle, # 10 soil sieve, and other supplies needed to complete this experiment.

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What covers less than 10% of the Earth's surface, yet is a vital natural resource for terrestrial life? What filters ground water and supports most of our food production, not to mention the production of building materials and paper? The answer, often overlooked, is: soil. With this project you can get all the dirt on soil formation, soil horizons, and the composition of different soils.

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