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Building a Drought-Proof Farm (Op-Ed)

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Julia Roberts plays Mother Earth and Harrison Ford stars as the Ocean as Hollywood A-list 'speaks out for nature' | Environment | theguardian.com

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from Teachers Pay Teachers

Erosion Lesson, Soil Conservation

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

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Got dirt? Happy World Soils Day! Visit the soil exhibit on the Windy Moraine Trail at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore to celebrate!

Got dirt? Happy World Soils Day! Visit the soil exhibit on the Windy Moraine Trail at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore to celebrate!

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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.

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