## Reflection: Real World Applications STEM Lab: Day 2: Soil -Communicate & Evaluate - Section 1: Teacher Preparation

As luck would have it, the night after I taught the first STEM lab lesson I read an article on BBC World News about projections for flooding damage in 2030! I saved the site and started the second day of this STEM lab with this article, and it immediately engaged my students!

Real World Applications: News Flash! Current Events!

# STEM Lab: Day 2: Soil -Communicate & Evaluate

Unit 8: Soil and Water
Lesson 8 of 8

## Big Idea: We conducted the tests - What did we learn? What can we share?

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Science, soil (Geology), soil chemistry, Plantae, First Grade, 1.E.2.1 Summarize the physical properties of Earth materials, including rocks, minerals, soils, and water that make them useful in different ways. , soil
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### Dr. Caroline Courter

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