Soil Profile Homework
This activity was selected for the On the Cutting Edge Reviewed Teaching Collection
This activity has received positive reviews in a peer review process involving five review categories. The five categories included in the process are
- Scientific Accuracy
- Alignment of Learning Goals, Activities, and Assessments
- Pedagogic Effectiveness
- Robustness (usability and dependability of all components)
- Completeness of the ActivitySheet web page
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This page first made public: Jun 6, 2013
Skills and concepts that students must have mastered
How the activity is situated in the course
Content/concepts goals for this activity
Application of Stoke's Law in determining particle-size of soils.
Crystallography of clay colloids and charge imbalance.
Analyses and determination of cation exchange capacity.
Higher order thinking skills goals for this activity
Analysis of data
Integration of mineralogical information with surface chemistry properties
Other skills goals for this activity
Description and Teaching Materials
This assignment is self contained.Homework 1 (Acrobat (PDF) 76kB Apr29 13)