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Dirt: Secrets in the Soil (DVD)
This 60-minute DVD contains a six-segment program that brings fundamental lessons of soil science from the countryside to the classroom in a way that is sure to keep students entertained and motivated. Although designed specifically for Utah fourth-grade students, segments on soil texturing, soil layers, and composting are valuable resources for teachers in any state. This video is also available on YouTube.
Utah Agriculture in the Classroom
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- Caring for the Land
- Color in the Garden
- Dark Days
- How Much Is Dirt Worth? (Grades 3-5)
- Keeping Soil in Its Place
- Secrets to Healthy Soils
- Soil Texture and Water Percolation
- The Rotten Truth
- The Soil Chain
- Types by Texture
- What Land Works Best?
- What Makes Up Your Profile?
- What's in Soil?
- Working Worms