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Forum: Biology (Grade 6-8) 05-05-2006, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 34,054
Posted By Equestrian
Bakin' Soil

I baked the soil at 200 degrees (the lowest my oven would go) and let it fry for like, 10 minutes, and checked on it. You have to flip it, so get the stuff on the bottom dry, and put it in until all...
Forum: Biology (Grade 6-8) 03-04-2006, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 34,054
Posted By Equestrian
How to do this.....

Basically, this is what i did. I got sand, mulch, peat moss, potting soil, just dug up some soil from my yard.. Dry out soil on cookie sheets in oven until there is no more moisture left in the soil....
Forum: Biology (Grade 6-8) 01-31-2006, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 34,054
Posted By Equestrian
Yes, i sent you the pics. I'd suggest to use pots...

Yes, i sent you the pics. I'd suggest to use pots with holes in the bottoms, and then use plastic containers to catch the water that comes out, since that worked well for me and that's how my science...
Forum: Biology (Grade 6-8) 01-29-2006, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 34,054
Posted By Equestrian
Oh yes, Cheryl. If you want some pictures, email...

Oh yes, Cheryl. If you want some pictures, email me at equestrian_239@yahoo.com and i can give you some pics of my experiment.:)
Forum: Biology (Grade 6-8) 01-29-2006, 07:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 34,054
Posted By Equestrian
Ok, i'm getting what you're doing. According to...

Ok, i'm getting what you're doing. According to your hypothesis, the fine sand should hold the most water, followed by the coarse sand and then the rocks. That's great, however i might sugggest using...
Forum: Biology (Grade 6-8) 01-26-2006, 02:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 34,054
Posted By Equestrian
Sure!!! Are you doing the same project as me? It...

Sure!!! Are you doing the same project as me? It isn't the most exciting thing in the world, but it works well! So, do you have a research question? Like mine was "What type of soil is best for...
Forum: Biology (Grade 6-8) 01-25-2006, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 34,054
Posted By Equestrian
Thanks, but i am already finished with my...

Thanks, but i am already finished with my project. My hypothesis turned out being "The heavier a soil is when dry, the more water it will hold."

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Forum: Biology (Grade 6-8) 11-28-2005, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 34,054
Posted By Equestrian
Exclamation Testing different soils for maximum water retention-hypothesis and experiment needed

For my honors science project, i have chosen to do "What type of soil is best for maximum water retention" My hypothesis was :The more dense a soil is, the more water it will hold. However, my...
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