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Description:

This site explains what soil is and why it is important, describes some of the organisms that live in the soil and how they interact to provide food for plants and for each other, illustrates the food cycle, and provides soil facts in different contexts. There is an Adopt a Soil Critter section and a soil quiz. Activities include coloring, collecting bugs, observing soil color and texture, and making an earthworm farm.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

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Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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