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Activity 2: Grades 5-8
Nutrient Depletion

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 Life Science:
Plant growth and the role of nutrients and soils
Plant anatomy
Nitrogen cycle and the role of legumes
Crop rotation

NATIONAL SCIENCE STANDARDS    (Grades 5-8)

 Science as Inquiry- Content Standard A

Students will conduct a scientific investigation that involves observation.

 Life Science - Content Standard C

Students will investigate the structure and function of organisms.

Students will explore how organisms utilize and obtain nutrients needed.

Students will understand how abiotic factors, such as soil composition, can limit populations.

 
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