Introduction to the Soil
Through this hands on lesson, students will understand the soil horizons and determine their properties. They will also explain the difference between a soil profile, horizon, and layer. Students will complete this by using a note taking device, exit slip, reading assignment, writing a soil story, and taking a quiz.
Note Taking Device
Five 45 minute class periods ( 1 Week)
1. Define and recognize the different soil horizons and their properties.
2. Describe the difference between a soil profile, soil horizon, and soil layer.
3. Write and present a soil story based on a worm’s journey through the soil horizons.