|Keywords||Earthen construction, Earthen ovens, Earthen plaster, Soil tests|
|SDGs Sustainable Development Goals||SDG11 Sustainable cities and communities|
|Published by||Steven Medina|
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|Cite as Steven Medina (2009). "Soil shake test". Appropedia. Retrieved 2021-10-16.|
To perform this test: add salt and water to a least a cup of your soil in a clear container. Use a teaspoon ish of salt per cup of earth and cover the earth with water. Shake it up. Let it sit for about half an hour. Observe and measure earth separation.