Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix
Sandpaper Texturing Kit
Students will explore soil textures using sandpaper and hand lenses. Kit includes 30 squares of sandpaper (10 pieces of 60 grit, 10 pieces of 220 grit and 10 pieces of 400 grit) and 10 hand lenses that students will use to explore basic hand texturing. Order this kit online from agclassroomstore.com.
For instructions on how to use this kit, see the lesson plan Texturing: The Big Picture linked in the list of associated lessons below.
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- Soil Texture and Water Percolation
- Texturing: The Big Picture
- Properties of Soils (Grades 6-8)
- Exploring Texture in the Garden (Grades 3-5)