High School / Environmental Science

Determining Soil Quality

In this lab, students use carbon dioxide, conductivity, and pH sensors to determine the quality of different soil samples.

Source: Agricultural Science Lab Manual

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AGR_01_Monitoring_Soil_Quality.docx 58.49 KB
AGR_01_Monitoring_Soil_Quality.pdf 208.90 KB
AGR_01_Determining_Soil_Quality.spklab 7.60 KB

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Agricultural Science Starter Bundle

The Agricultural Science Starter Bundle contains the sensors required to perform several experiments in the Agricultural Science Manu

Conductivity Sensor

Wireless Conductivity Sensor

This waterproof sensor connects via Bluetooth® to measure both conductivity (ionic content in solution) and total dissolved solids.

CO2 Sensor

Wireless CO₂ Sensor

The Wireless CO₂ Sensor measures carbon dioxide gas levels and wirelessly streams data to your computers, tablets, and smartphones.

pH Sensor

Wireless pH Sensor

Here’s the best tool for measuring pH since litmus paper. The Wireless pH Sensor connects via Bluetooth® to monitor the pH of solutions.

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