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Oklahoma Agriculture in the Classroom

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Sand, Clay, Loam

  1. Divide class into two groups. One group is rain; the other is soil
  2. Have students in the soil group stand with their arms outstretched, with each student touching the hand of the student next to him/her.
  3. Let students from the rain group work their way through the outstretched arms of the students of the soil group to represent the movement of water through sand.
  4. Students in the soil group will stand shoulder to shoulder.
  5. Students in the rain group will attempt to work their way through to represent the movement of water through clay.
  6. Now have students from the soil group stand with their hands on their waists, with elbows touching.
  7. Students in the rain group will work their way through to represent the movement of water through loam.