Praxis Science Outreach Science Smarts: It’s Time To Get a Little Dirty

The latest Praxis Science Smarts column in the Medicine Hat News.

Praxis Science Outreach Science Smarts Column

July 2, 2022

The latest Praxis ‘Science Smarts’ column in the Medicine Hat News (July 2). The article may also be found in the Medicine Hat News at or via PressReader at

It’s Time To Get a Little Dirty

This week we are going to get DIRTY!! With summer here, I absolutely love getting outside to enjoy the weather and of course, why not do some science in the meantime? Let’s get started.

*Remember to ask an adult before doing this experiment.

• small gardening shovel
• measuring cup (preferable metal or plastic to take outside
• four soil samples from various places
• four zipper type bags
• permanent marker
• scrap paper
• magnifying glass
• science notebook
• pencil
• strainer or metal sieve
• table to work at


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Author: Lochsloidh - McFarlane

Retired science/biology teacher.

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