FARMS in Action: Future Ag Researchers in Middle School 4th Grade Compost Project – Candace, Sigry & Kaitlyn Students are testing how different objects, such as bananas, apples, plastic, and foil, break down in the soil. Students are drawing and writing down scientific observations weekly for each of the objects. Students are discussing the differences they see each week as the objects continue to breakdown. Students comparing the breakdown process of organic material (fruits) versus inorganic material (foil and plastic). Students collecting accurate data by adding color and detail to scientific observations.