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Grades 7 thru 12

“SOILS - Tools for Educators” CD, Version 4.0
Information on ordering a CD that contains many of the items listed here.

Lesson Plans
Art using soils, soil profile cards, and other projects with soils.

From the Surface Down (PDF; 4.0 MB) - provides a basic understanding of soil surveys.

Urban Soil Issues
Soil concerns in urban environments.

Soil Biology Primer

Soil Quality

Soil Quality for Educators

Soil Quotations

Soil Risks & Hazards
An introduction to soil conditions that can be risks or hazards for many land uses.

Field Museum - Underground Adventure
This site contains virtual movies of the exhibit “Underground Adventure” at The Field Museum, science experiments you can do at home or school, and even a virtual terrarium.

Dr. Dirt
Links to teaching resources and activities to encourage interest in science, soil, engineering, agriculture, and natural resources.

National Association of Conservation Districts
A link to conservation education items available for purchase. Also includes information on ordering the Education Catalog.