Porosity and Water Flow in Soils
Three different types of sediments will be taken and the porosity and water flow rate for each type will be determined. From this activity, students will understand concepts of porosity and water flow through soil material.
Undergraduate hydrogeology course or related topics in geology.
Skills and concepts that students must have mastered
How the activity is situated in the course
Content/concepts goals for this activity
-Understanding porosity and permeability
Higher order thinking skills goals for this activity
Aquifer concepts and properties
Other skills goals for this activity
Description and Teaching Materials
Porosity and Permeability of a Soil Material (Acrobat (PDF) 104kB Apr14 13)