We found 38 resources with the concept soil composition
How Does Your Garden Grow?
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewSeventy thousand different types of soil exist in the United States alone. Young scientists learn about the importance of soil to the food supply. They test soil for a variety of factors and determine the best place to set up a community...
Why Poor Places Are More Diverse
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Poor soil actually grows the most diverse plants. Although this sounds like a contradictory statement, the video lesson explains how and why this is true. Learners discover how rich soils typically cater to the stronger, faster-growing...
Components of Soil and Water Retention
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...