Soil Health Educational Resources

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Link to Resource: https://soilhealthinstitute.org/resources/soil-health-educational-resources/
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:Soil Health Institute (SHI)
Summary:Soil plays a critical role in our lives -- it provides nutrition in the food we eat; filters our water; cleans our air; provides habitat for wildlife and pollinators; sequesters carbon; and sustains livelihoods of millions of farmers and ranchers worldwide who preserve and nurture this precious resource. The Soil Health Institute Communications and Education Action team compiled this catalog of soil health educational resources to help educators teach students and adults about the critical functions that soil plays in sustaining life on Earth.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 3
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.A; ESS3.A
NGSS Performance Expectations:4-ESS2-1; 5-ESS2-1; K-ESS3-1; MS-ESS3-1
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Developing and using models; Planning and carrying out investigations
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Systems and system models
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; education; elementary school; high school; higher education; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; middle school; natural resources; soils; teachers resources
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