Earth Science Jars

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Introduction: Earth Science Jars

About: I'm a 15 year old homeschooler. i like woodworking, video gaming, and hanging out with my dog.

This project is educational, fun and mess free!

If you happen to be a fiber artist this is a super fun way to use up all that random wool roving!

Supplies

- clean jars or bottles

- wool roving

- chopsticks, bamboo skewers, straws or pencils

Step 1: Gathering Materials

This is a great project for using up bags of mixed colored roving.

I used random cleaned and dried bottles.

Step 2: Add the Layers

You can find images of layers that appear in Earth Science on the internet and in books for inspiration

Now you can start adding your layers!

Push the roving down repeatedly as you add layers.

Use chopsticks, skewers, pencils or straws to help push the roving where you want it.

Step 3: Display Your Jars

Share what you've made with others and discuss what you've learned!

These look especially pretty next to a window!

Step 4: Take It Further

You can print this worksheet to color and label for a complete lesson

Step 5: Have Fun

I created this jar just for fun!

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    13 Comments

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    pndelgrosso01
    pndelgrosso01

    9 months ago

    Wow cool i want to make this!

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    wannabemadsci
    wannabemadsci

    9 months ago

    Congratulations on being a finalist in the Back to Basics Contest!

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    pathazen
    pathazen

    11 months ago

    As an agriculture science teacher, I'm going to take your idea and build soil profiles in a jar of some of our area soils. Thanks.

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    JBM62370
    JBM62370

    Best Answer 11 months ago

    Roving is Bundle of Textile fiber, from natural (sheep wool for example) or synthetic fibers.

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    HoboHitman427
    HoboHitman427

    Answer 11 months ago

    Thank you JBM62370!

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    JBM62370
    JBM62370

    Reply 11 months ago

    You are welcome ! ^^

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    HoboHitman427
    HoboHitman427

    Reply 11 months ago

    That's a really cool idea!

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    KellieA3
    KellieA3

    11 months ago on Introduction

    Very cool project! Might be a good fit for my one granddaughter this year. Thank you!

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    AnandM54
    AnandM54

    11 months ago

    Wow.... Really fun project!!! Superb

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    littlebadwren
    littlebadwren

    11 months ago

    These are really pretty!