To Prepare the water-soil mixture.
a. Place 50 g of Soil into a Beaker.
b. Add 100 mL of distilled water to the beaker.
c. Stir the mixture thoroughly.
d. Stir once every three minutes for 15 minutes.
e. After the final stirring, let the mixtures settle for about five minutes. This allows the soil to settle out, leaving a layer of water on top for you to take your measurement.