Experiment: Finding soil organisms

////Experiment: Finding soil organisms

Experiment: Finding soil organisms

Finding soil organisms.

Finding soil organisms.

ZIMSEC O Level Combined Science Notes: Experiment: Finding soil organisms

Materials: digging tools, pen and paper, tweezers, gauze, beaker, filter tunnel, light bulb, clamp stand, microscope/hand lens, containers


  • Go out and look for soil organisms. Look for things such as holes in the soil
  • Take soil samples
  • Set up each soil sample as shown in the diagram above
  • Collect any organisms which fall out of the soil
  • Examine them under a microscope or using a hand lens
  • Try to identify the organisms


  • Various organisms can be found including
  • worms
  • ants
  • termites

To access more topics go to the Combined Science Notes page.

By |2017-01-17T11:15:21+00:00February 28th, 2016|Notes, O Level Science Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|Comments Off on Experiment: Finding soil organisms

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