• Add to new collection

    In this activity, students demonstrate how substances are dissolved and transported by water through the soil.

    By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

    • demonstrate the leaching of a substance through sand (soil)
    • explain how irrigation and rain can affect nitrate and phosphate leaching.

    Download the Word file (see link below) for:

    • introduction/background notes
    • what you need
    • what to do
    • discussion questions
    • student handout.
      Published 30 July 2013 Referencing Hub articles