Soil! Soil! Soil! Ignored underfoot but so important! Learn about soil & worms with visual models, hands on crafts, soil activity, and fun!
Page 3: Fold paper to see a visual model of soil layers.
Pages 4: Refer to definitions to label a soil model.
Page 5: Quiz: Cut and paste to label the soil model in correct order.
Page 6 - 9: Be a Pedologist – a scientist who studies soil. Here is a detailed investigative soil report to fill out…
Page 6: Report cover
Page 7: Initial instructions for taking soil sample.
Page 8: Explanation of organic, inorganic, and artifacts likely to be found in soil.
Page 9: Chart to sort and record findings.
Page 10: Read a chart about decay rates. Write why this is important.
Page 11 – 12: Critical thinking – compare and contrast a soil model and a layer cake.
Page 13: Draw earthworms in the soil.
Page 14 -16: Assemble, color, and read mini-book about soil and earthworms – Best Friends Forever! – and answer a review question.