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This activity is from the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC), a national center that "promotes and supports environmental and energy technology education to address the needs of the national and global workforce." The activity is designed to provide a real-world application of the ATEEC Recommended Core Curriculum's math, science, technical, communications, or critical thinking knowledge and skill concepts, which have been identified as necessary preparation for environmental technology occupations. In this activity, the student will take a sample of soil, determine the percentage of the different types of soil particles it contains and indentify the soil, using the Ternary Chart and/or the Color Identification Chart. Access to materials requires quick and free registration with ATEEC.


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