Decomposition Lab Activity
Environmental Educational Materials
Environmental Learning Activities
Guided Inquiry Study of Soil
- Students will create compost
- Demonstrate biodegradability
- Connects with other environmental concepts
Explore the concepts of biodegradability and decomposition and how they apply to the study of life cycles. This series of inquiry-based experiments investigate the effect of soil type on decomposition, the different types of substances which decompose, and demonstrate how to determine the rate of decomposition. Includes materials for 50 students.