What a Plant Wants
In this activity, students will analyze different types of soil. They will test several types of soil to determine
the best soil in which to grow a school garden.
Agronomy and Plant Needs
Real World Science Topics:
- An exploration of the types of soils.
- An exploration of the optimal growing conditions for crops.
Students will gain an understanding of the optimal growth conditions for crops by testing several types
of soil to determine the one best suited for growing vegetables.
Activity Difficulty Rating: 3
Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on
difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating
scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most
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