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  • Students will observe and make decisions about the soil in a garden based on observation and conditions.

Strategies for gardening are presented, and students will create a checklist based on these ideas.

  • Students will identify what soil is made of, and what elements are necessary to condition the soil.

The importance of soil and what the soil needs is emphasized in this part of the site. Students can take a closer look at what elements are in soil, and what is needed to create optimal conditions for a good garden.

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