Soil Science at Los Feliz Charter For The Arts

Today we went into the field to find and compare various soil samples to see; what is in our soil. We were all armed with coffee filters for collecting.

los feliz 0We then brought back our samples, and opened them up. We were looking for sand, silt, clay, and humus.

los feliz 1We used magnifying glasses, and water, to clarify what we were finding…

Los Feliz 3We did a lot of discussing. Our research survey concluded, we have more sand and silt, less clay, much humus including live worms, and a good overall gardening soil. 

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