Soil Classification Teacher Resources

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Colors of our Earth

For Teachers K - 8th
Young scholars are introduces to soil profile classification. They remember that classification of soils is an important aspect of studying soils as it aids in predicting how soils react to weathering, transport nutrients or pollution. ...
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What on Earth is in the Earth?

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students investigate what organisms and objects live in the soil beneath us. In this Earth science lesson, students are given a sample soil package from their teacher to dig through which includes bones, twigs and leaves. Students...
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Classy Soil

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students inspect Earth science by examining different geological samples. In this soil classification lesson, students identify the characteristics of soil and sing a poem or song regarding soil properties. Students utilize beakers,...
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Soil Characteristics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Components of soil, such as inorganic or organic materials are detailed along with the main contributions of each. Deposits, weathering, and distinct types of characteristics and properties of soil classes are given.
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Soil Porosity, Moisture Content, pH, and Density

For Students 9th - 12th
This lab activity does not have to be done with AP environmental scientists. It can also be done with middle to high school earth scientists. The procedures aren't complex. Learners determine the density of dry and wet sand in order to...
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Layering the Soil

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the soil layers in their local community. In this earth science lesson, students classify soil samples according to their texture. They explain how to estimate the depth of the active layer with measuring it.
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Salinity Of Soil

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the contents of various types of soil to determine the differences in salinity levels. They conduct an experiment of observing the plants in the different soils. Students then determine survival rates by...

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