Soil Samples (Soil Texture)

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This is a great kit for teaching students about soil textures. The soils samples are intended for students who are doing a texture analysis by feel and appearance. The kit includes two cups of sand, two cups of silt loam, and two cups clay. Each kit weighs four pounds. All of the soil samples are from the state of Utah and are representative of the Intermountain Region, although the mineral content may be different, the particle sizes are true to soil texture type and can be used by other states for demonstration purposes.

Contextualize the soil samples with the soils lessons found on the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

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  • 5
    Great Samples

    Posted by Sara Rodriguez on Jan 18th 2021

    My class used these soil samples to discuss soil characteristics and properties. They were great. I especially loved the clay since it is difficult to get at any local store.

  • 5
    Soil Samples

    Posted by Barbara Westlund on Nov 18th 2020

    This product was exactly what I expected and worked great teaching students about soil.

  • 5
    Soil Samples

    Posted by Peter on Jul 31st 2020

    Exactly as pictured. This soil was great for demonstrating different rates of percolation.