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Earth 3 Soils

Smaller stones, pebbles of rock no water stays, no nutrients Gravel
To keep in or hold back Retain
Tiny particles of broken down rock about the size of salt, very little water stays, loses water easily and no nutrients Sand
Sticking together like glue Cementation
A closed circuit Complete circuit
Finer and softer than sand, silky smooth, slippery when wet, some nutrients but erodes easily Silt
Incomplete circuit Open circuit
A substance or material that makes it possible for the transfer of energy from one location to another Medium
Sticky when wet, grains are fine and close together and it does no allow water to flow through easily Clay
Another word for heat Thermal
Caused by vibrations Sound
Dark chunky soil full of organic matter, plants and leaves Humus
Energy of moving electrons Electricity
A machine that converts mechanical energy into electricity Generator
The best soil of all for planting Loam
The maximum amount something can contain Capacity
Created by: Midland5th