Mason Jar Soil Test | Determining what type of soil you have in your garden can be done with a glass jar with a lid, some water, and a sample of your soil. When soil particles separate you can see a mixture of the main soil types: sand, silt and clay.
Soil Erosion Experiment This might look like such a simple experiment but it will definitely show the importance of having vegetation covering the soil to your kids! They will love this hands on experiment!
This map shows the different types of agriculture in the United States. Different types of agriculture are used in specific regions of the nation based on the climate and soil quality in each areas. (3rd)
In this PowerPoint (.pptx) lecture, students will learn about different types of agriculture and the main goal of agriculture: growing more food on less land. Students will be introduced to different practices used to meet that goal (i.e. pesticides and fertilizers) and the environmental impacts of those practices.