The Effects of Plants
The details of this lesson can be found in the manual. There is also a teacher training video showing the investigation portion of the lesson.
- L04_Worksheet – Observing Effects of Plants – 1 for each student
- Just-In-Time Instruction: Roots – graphic
- Effects of Plants on Erosion Procedure – for display or your could print a copy for each group.
- Video showing a similar experiment with plants and soil: “Erosion and Soil” – Start at 5:00 for a good root zoom-in and explanation.
- Quick explanation of potholes creation (30 seconds): “How do potholes form?“
- Bill Nye the Science Guy video on erosion (25 minutes): “S05E14 Erosion“