Properties of Soil, Agriculture and Water Availability Impacts Laboratory

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Question Description

WLO: 2] [CLOS: 1, 3, 5]

This lab enables you to analyze the natural porosity and particle size of soil samples along with the chemical composition and profile of different soil types.

The Process:

Take the required photos and complete all parts of the assignment (calculations, data tables, etc.). On the “Lab Worksheet,” answer all of the questions in the “Lab Questions” section. Finally, transfer all of your answers and visual elements from the “Lab Worksheet” into the “Lab Report.” You will submit both the “Lab Report” and the “Lab Worksheet” to Waypoint.

The Assignment:

Make sure to complete all of the following items before submission:

  • Before you begin the assignment, read the Properties of Soil: Agricultural and Water Availability Impacts Investigation Manual and review The Scientific Method (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. presentation video.
  • Complete Activities 1 through 4 using materials in your kit, augmented by additional materials that you will supply. Photograph each activity following these instructions:
  • o When taking lab photos, you need to include in each image a strip of paper with your name and the date clearly written on it.

  • Complete all parts of the Week 2 Lab Worksheet , and answer all of the questions in the “Lab Questions” section.
  • Transfer your responses to the lab questions and the data tables and your photos from the “Lab Worksheet” into the “Lab Report” by downloading the Lab Report Template .
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    ACTIVITY Lab Worksheet Hypotheses Activity 1. Activity 3. Activity 2. Activity 4. Observations/Data Tables Data Table 1. Particle Size Distribution and Soil Type Depth of Clay Layer (cm) Depth of Silt Layer (cm) Depth of Sand Layer (cm) Total Depth (cm) % Clay % Silt % Sand Soil Texture Soil Sample A Data Table 2. Determination of Soil Porosity Time Taken for First Drop to Emerge from Column (s) Sand Sample Clay Sample Soil Sample A continued on next page www.carolina.com/distancelearning 1 Data Table 3. pH Comparison of Soil Samples Soil Sample A Soil Sample B (Location Description: ) pH Data Table 4. Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potash Comparison in Soil Samples Nitrogen Phosphorus Soil Sample A Soil Sample B Photographs Activity 1. Activity 2. Activity 3. Activity 4. Potash Lab Questions Please answer the following entirely in your own words and in complete sentences: Introduction 1. Background—What is important to know about the topic of this lab? Use at least one outside source (other than course materials) to answer this question. Cite the source using APA format. Answers should be 5–7 sentences in length. [Write your answers here] 2. Outcomes—What was the main purpose of this lab? [Write your answers here] 3. Hypotheses—What were your hypotheses for the activities of this lab? Identify each hypothesis clearly, and explain your reasoning. [Write your answers here] Materials and Methods 4. Using your own words, briefly describe what materials and methods you used in each of the activities. Your answer should be sufficiently detailed so that someone reading it would be able to replicate what you did. Explain any measurements you made. [Write your answers here] Discussion 5. Based upon the results of each activity, explain whether you accepted or rejected your hypotheses and why. [Write your answers here] 6. What important information have you learned from this lab? Use at least one outside source (scholarly for full credit) to answer this question. Cite the source using APA format. Answers should be 5–7 sentences in length. [Write your answers here] 7. What challenges did you encounter when doing this lab? Name at least one. [Write your answers here] 8. What additional information would you need to know, beyond what you did in this lab, to determine whether a farm would be agriculturally productive or not? Provide at least 3 examples. [Write your answers here] Literature Cited 9. List the references you used to answer these questions. (Use APA format, and alphabetize by the last name.) [Write your answers here] Now copy and paste your answers into the Lab Report provided. Include the data tables and photographs. You may wish to make minor edits to enhance the flow of your resulting lab report. www.carolina.com/distancelearning 3 Running head: NAME OF LAB 1 Name of Lab Your Name SCI 207: Our Dependence Upon the Environment Instructor’s Name Date Running head: NAME OF LAB 2 *This template will enable you to turn your lab question responses into a polished Lab Report. Simply copy paste your answers to the lab questions, as well as all data tables, graphs, and photographs, in the locations indicated. Before you submit your Lab Report, it is recommended that you run it through Turnitin, using the student folder, to ensure protection from accidental plagiarism. Please delete this purple text before submitting your report. Name of Lab Introduction Copy and paste your response to Question One here. Copy and paste your response to Question Two here. Copy and paste your response to Question Three here. Materials and Methods Copy and paste your response to Question Four here. Results Copy and paste your completed Data Tables here. Copy and paste any Graphs here. Include a numbered figure caption below it, in APA format. Copy and paste your Photographs here, in the order they were taken in the lab. Include numbered figure captions below them, in APA format. Discussion Copy and paste your response to Question Five here. Copy and paste your response to Question Six here. Copy and paste your response to Question Seven here. Copy and paste your response to Question Eight here. References Copy and paste your response to Question Nine here. ...
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