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Water Quality Curricula

Soil Testing

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Recommended Lessons - These activities teach information and concepts directly relevant to soil testing and public education projects around nutrients.

Grades K-2:

Grades 3-5:

Grades 6-8:

  • Environmental Resource Guide:
    "Fertile Green," p. 19, observe effects of nutrient pollution.
  • The Water Sourcebook:
    "Nutrients and Water Quality," p. 1-23, model nutrient pollutants. "Algae Growth," p. 3-19, nutrient pollution experiment.
  • Bottle Biology:
    "TerrAqua Column, p. 61, model impacts of various nutrients on lake ecology.
  • The Teaching Tankô:
    "Fertilizer Pollution," model impacts of nutrients. "Macro-Pond Life," model impacts of nutrients.
  • Full Option Science System:
    Environments module, model habitats. Aquatic Wild: "The Glass Menagerie," p. 130, model impacts of nutrients.

Grades 9-12:

Other Curriculum Resources

Project How-To's - For ideas and step-by-step instructions on how to organize soil testing, go to the Service-Learning Projects page.

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