Soil Science Teacher Resources
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Choosing A CareerLesson Planet
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewCareers in science aren't limited to labs. Pupils learn about different aspects of careers in agriculture through the lens of several scientists. The scientists talk about how the field of soil science is a growing in this important...
Thinking Like A Soil ScientistLesson Planet
6th CCSS: Designed
Ready to roll up those sleeves and get your hands dirty? Dirty with soil science content, that is! Overcome those "But it's just dirt" objections with a trip outside to collect soil samples for some in-class analysis. Use the variety of...
Environmental Biology - Soil ResourcesLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed
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...
"Getting the Dirt" on Soil Use in My CommunityLesson Planet
7th - Higher Ed
In this soil use worksheet, learners research soil use in their community and record their observation for 5 different locations. A 3x5 chart is provided to record location, soil use, and comments. Students then complete 10 short answer...
Components of Soil and Water RetentionLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
What type of soil holds in moisture the best? Find out with a guided-inquiry based lesson in which scholars investigate three types of soil—sand, clay, and silt—and the ability of each to retain waiter for plant growth. Learners graph...
Soil, Designer Soil: From Rainforests to the PrairieLesson Planet
6th - 9th
Students explore the role and importance of soil in the ecosystem. In this Science and Social Studies instructional activity, students complete an experiment using various kinds of soil and clay and then examine how soil has a direct...