Composting

Date
Height of Compost
% of Leaf Fragments Larger Than 2 inches
Odor
Moisture Content
Macro-Organisms Present
Picture
11-17-2010





Composting_11.17.2010.JPG
12-3-2010
25 cm
80%
"Dirt" smell
Damp
None detected
Dec_Composting.JPG
1-4-2011
18 cm
50%
Hearty "dirt" smell
Damp
5-6 little white bugs; added 3-4 worms
Jan_Composting.JPG
2-3-2011
16 cm
0%
"Earthy" smell
Damp
White bugs; worms
composting_2.3.2011.JPG
3-1-2011
14 cm
0%
"Earthy" smell
Damp
White bugs; worms
Composting_3.1.2011.JPG
4-1-2011
12 cm
0%
"Earthy" smell
Damp
2-3 worms; new plant
Composting_4.1.2011.JPG


We used Kids's Zone "Create a Graph" (http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createAgraph/default.aspx)
to graph our data:

Graph_of_Composting_Data_2011.jpg