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ERIC Number: EJ878046
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Feb
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 1
ISSN: ISSN-0887-2376
Digging up the Dirt on Soil Safety
Roy, Ken
Science Scope, v33 n6 p62-63 Feb 2010
Should middle school science teachers be concerned about students bringing in unknown sources of soil to work on in class as the activity suggests? The science is well intended, but is it safe? What are some possible safety issues that might be of concern in dealing with soil samples? This month's column provides several examples of unsuspecting soil contents that can put both healthy and immune-suppressed students in harm's way.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A