4th Grade – Soils, Rocks and Landforms

Below are the posters that go along with this activity.  Click on either one of the posters to download the set.  These are available in color and black and white and in 11X 18 paper size.  

Things that you will need to get ready for this activity.

This activity will need at least 2 sets of materials.  The 4th grade Soils, Rocks and Landforms has the plastic vials to borrow as well as the soils and small rocks/gravel.  There will need a total of 8 vials.  For each of the sets, you will need 1 vial 1/3 filled of potting soil, 1 vial 1/3 filled of clay (powdered), 1 vial 1/3 filled of pebbles, 1 vial 1/3 filled of gravel.  Fill most of the vials the rest of the way full of water and close with the white tops. 

Quick List for this activity – 

  • 2 sets of 4 vials from the science kits
  • potting soil
  • powdered clay
  • pebbles
  • gravel
  • water