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Pine Glen “Dirtologists” March 1, 2009

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Mrs. Lynch’s grade 3 students recently immersed themselves in the science of soils. They were challanged with solving a “dirty” problem: Which type of soil holds the greatest amount of water?

Students used balances to measure equal amounts of sand and humus.
Students use balances to measure equal amounts of sand and humus.

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This lab team watches the water filter through the sand and humus.  They used ordinary water bottles to create their scientific equipment.

This group pours the water into the soils.

This group pours the water into the soils.
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