Type:

Video

Description:

In this video Paul Andersen explains how soils are formed and classified. Weathering of rock creates particles which are mixed with water, air, and organic material. Soils are classified according to particle size, chemical makeup, and horizon distribution. A brief discussion of soil loss through erosion, compaction, and salinization is included.

Subjects:

  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > Ecology
  • Science > Geology
  • Science > Life Sciences

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

proosity, rock cycle, weathering soil, erosion, saliniszation, crystallization, igneous rocks, metaporphic rock,

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2016-11-30.

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Subject Matter: 3
Deeper Learning: 3

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