Soil Profile Study in 7th Grade

Soil Profiles - 8

Dirt is just soil not in its proper place. Our 7th graders have worked as soil scientists to investigate soil horizons and create soil profiles. Soils are complex mixtures of minerals, water, air, organic matter, and countless organisms that are the decaying remains of once living things. It forms the surface of land-it is the “skin of the earth “. Soil is capable of supporting plant life and is vital to life on earth.

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