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View Resource Soil Texture

This University of Florida resource educates the public about soil texture, which is the distribution of sizes of mineral particles found in soils. After learning the basics about soil separates, students and educators can learn about the USDA textural triangle and the characteristics of the twelve textural classes.

View Resource NSSC Soil Survey Laboratory: Soil Characterization Database

The National Soil Survey Center (NSSC), as part of the Natural Resource Conservation Service, maintains the Soil Survey Laboratory Soil Characterization Database. The application allows users to generate, print and download reports containing soil characterization data held by the NSSC Soil Survey Laboratory. Users are able to choose the location and particular pedon for each query and report...

View Resource Let's Talk Dirt

This activity is from the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC), a national center that "promotes and supports environmental and energy technology education to address the needs of the national and global workforce." The activity is designed to provide a real-world application of the ATEEC Recommended Core Curriculum's math, science, technical, communications, or critical...

View Resource Breeding Perennial Grain Crops

This 2002 publication, from the Land Institute, describes the benefits and practicality of converting world-wide grain crop production from annual to perennial plants.

View Resource Soil Composition

Soil is essential for life on Earth. It is needed for food, air, clothing and so much more. Discussion topics include the terms 'soil', 'dirt', and 'sediment', factors affecting the formation of soils, soil horizons, and the twelve orders of soils. In a hands-on activity, students will collect soil samples from three different locations, use online resources to determine texture and particle...

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