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Soil Judging
This site describes a contest in which students must correctly characterize the horizons of soils in four different pits within a strict time limit. The site contains photographs of the activity as well as links to the Soil Science Education homepage, links, resources, soil science basics, soil and society, soil and the environment, information on working with soil, soil and agriculture and soil and students.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lab activity
  • Soil science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restriction information unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-294
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Izolda Trakhtenberg
The Laboratory for Terrestrial Physics