Students get about soil conservation learning about the dust bowl, then design a farm using soil conservation measures. Students learn about contour plowing, crop rotation, alley cropping, wind breaks, increasing fertility, and much more. Built-in quizzes, video links, and much more are provided. Enjoy! Science from Murf LLC
Give students the dirt on soil with a practical book that brings new meaning to the term "hands-on." Using these 12 activities and two original stories as guides, kids will soon be up to their elbows in the study of soil formation, habitats and land use, animals that depend on soil, plants that grow in soil, soil science, and soil conservation.