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Case Studies in Science Education: Erien, Year OneóGrade 5

CLIP DESCRIPTION
Erien and her students examine soil profiles of the wetlands near their school. The focus of their investigation is on the soil's profile, what organisms live in the soil, and at what level the students encountered water when they were digging.

OTHER STANDARDS
NSES . Soil consists of weathered rocks and decomposed organic material from dead plants, animals, and bacteria. Soils are often found in layers, with each having a different chemical composition and texture.



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00:33:20
 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Erien, a fifth-grade teacher in her first year, strives to include and manage class discussions in science learning.

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Smithsonian Institution-Astrophysical Observatory. All Rights Reserved.

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Annenberg/CPB

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