Soil separation

A rocking practical lesson for year 3 and P4 linking with the topic rocks, which involves pupils collecting soil samples and observing what they are made up of. Your pupils will love going outside to dig soil to be collected for separation.

This pack includes:

  • A differentiated lesson plan
  • A PowerPoint presentation explaining what soil contains and including the instructions for the activity
  • A printable observation sheet for pupils to record on
  • One differentiated guided reading spread about famous female scientist Mary Anning

Simple to resource! The items you will need:

  • Dessert spoon
  • Glass jars with lids
  • Soil
Year 3
Soil separation

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