Soil Scientist: Learn about soil layers and soil sampling!

Soil Scientist: Learn about soil layers and soil sampling!
Soil Scientist: Learn about soil layers and soil sampling!
Soil Scientist: Learn about soil layers and soil sampling!
Soil Scientist: Learn about soil layers and soil sampling!
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7th, 8th, 9th
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Soil Scientist

Purpose

This is a great project that shows students the importance of soil conservation and how to take a soil sample. It provides students the opportunity to take a soil sample and explain why soil samples are so important. There are two activities in this guide that can be used together or separate.

Includes
Soil Sample Video
Exit Slip
2 Soil Sample Readings
Apple Activity
Cupcake Soil Sample Activity
Soil Horizon PowerPoint


Objectives
1. Students will recognize and distinguish between different soil horizons.

2. Students will demonstrate how to take a soil sample using a cupcake and a straw.

3. Students will explain how much land in the world is available for agriculture.
Total Pages
30
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 Days

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Soil Scientist: Learn about soil layers and soil sampling!
Soil Scientist: Learn about soil layers and soil sampling!
Soil Scientist: Learn about soil layers and soil sampling!
Soil Scientist: Learn about soil layers and soil sampling!
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