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Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
This teachers guide supports the classroom integration of the SSSA book Know Soil Know Life, and includes lessons and resources for each chapter of the book
Resource Type: Curricula and Instruction, Curriculum Materials
Grade Level: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
This database includes over 225 instructional resources realted to a variety of soil topics suitable for all grade levels.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
This middle school unit provides the basics of soils all in one spot.
Resource Type: Curricula and Instruction, Curriculum Materials
Grade Level: 6, 7, 8
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
Teachers Guide for Soil! Get the Inside Scoop book. Site includes readings, slides, activities related to soil properties, and biomes.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
This activity will help students observe the basic properties about how soils hold water.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
When it rains, much of the water drains directly in the ground. But why? Try this experiment and draw your own conclusions.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
This activity demonstrates how soil acts as a physical and chemical filter for water.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
Students alter distribution of pore sizes in school garden soil and observe the effects of irrigation or rainfall on water infiltration/capture, runoff rate, and/or water ponding.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
Students explore various factors that influence the amount of runoff that occurs when rain falls on the landscape by simulating erosion by water.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
Students determine the water holding and draining capacities of different soils and will investigate how organic matter increases the amount of water soil will hold.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5

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