Week 2

Outline

Overview

Session 1

Questions

What are the characteristics of sand?

What is reinforced sand?

Activities

Team-building activity

Introduction of the Problem Solving Process

Demo of reinforced sand

Whole group discussion

Resources

Problem Solving Process

Types of Soil Worksheet

Sifting Soils Worksheet

Outcomes

Identify different types of soils based on engineering classification: gravel, sand, silt and clay

Identify differences in terms of their sizes and shapes (round versus angular)

Session 2

Questions

What are the characteristics of sand?

What is reinforced sand?

What is the purpose of soil reinforcement?

Activities

Team-building activity

Introduction of the Problem Solving Process

Demo of reinforced sand

Whole group discussion

Resources

Problem Solving Process

Shape of Sand Particles Worksheet

Outcomes

Explain what soil reinforcement is