This PowerPoint details how soil is formed through the process of breaking down rock (weathering) and deposition (laying it down). The constructive forces that make soil unique and create different forms of soil. It also looks at how soil is classified by texture, composition, and various components, the different types of soils found around the world. There are several activities throughout the PowerPoint that require the students to draw and label a soil profile or the different layers of soil and what each layer are made of and are responsible for, while It also discusses human techniques for conserving soil and its importance as a natural resources. soil conservation, the importance of soil, and methods that are used to conserve or protect soils from degradation.There is a student guided notes to go along with this lesson, which I'm sure will be very helpful and needed.