Soil Formation Teacher Resources
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Weathering and Soil Formation
A set of 27 slides systematically shows how weathering, erosion, and deposition contribute to soil formation. Both chemical and mechanical weathering are described, as are resulting soil layers and properties. There is no longer any need to scour the Earth in search of a pertinent weathering presentation!
5th - 7th Science
Environmental Biology - Soil Resources
Begin with the third slide to help earth science learners investigate one of our most valuable natural resources: soil. Straightforward and fact-filled slides define soil, describe its formation and composition, and explore reclamation and conservation practices.
9th - Higher Ed Science
Layering the Soil
Young scholars study and classify soil. In this soil science lesson, students classify soil by texture and size and study soil horizons. Young scholars label the soil types with their specific soil horizon and learn about permafrost. Students complete a soil horizons worksheet.
6th - 9th Science
The Dirt We Depend On; How Soil Was Formed Reading Comprehension Worksheet
For this soil formation reading comprehension worksheet, students read a 2 page non-fiction article. They answer 19 questions including fill in the blank, multiple choice, and true or false about weathering of the Earth as soil is renewed.
4th - 6th Science
Chapter One: The Importance of Soil
The grammar is problematic on several of the slides in this collection, but the information is generally accurate. If you don't mind making a some corrections rather than starting from scratch, this presentation will save you some preparation time.
7th - 8th Science
In this soil formation worksheet, students will review examples of chemical weathering and biological weathering. Students will also review the different soil layers and how they are created. This worksheet has 6 matching, 5 multiple choice, 4 true or false, and 3 short answer questions.
9th - 12th Science