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ERIC Number: ED017371
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961-Jun
Pages: 32
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES, A GUIDE FOR 4-H CLUB LEADERS.
FOSTER, ALBERT B.; FOX, ADRIAN C.
THIS PUBLICATION WAS PREPARED BY THE SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE FOR USE WITH YOUTH GROUPS. VARIOUS ACTIVITIES AND PROJECTS ARE PRESENTED WHICH CAN BE USED TO DEVELOP CONCEPTS ABOUT SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION. IN ORDER TO SIMPLIFY THE PROCESS OF DEMONSTRATING THESE ACTIVITIES, MANY OF THE CONCEPTS ARE PICTORIALLY ILLUSTRATED. THE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE--(1) MAKING SOIL ARTIFICIALLY, (2) COMPARING THE SIZE OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF SOIL PARTICLES, (3) HOW SOIL IS AFFECTED BY WATER, PLANTS, AND ORGANIC MATTER, (4) HOW A STREAM CARRIES SEDIMENT, (5) THE VALUE OF CONTOURING, (6) HOW FERTILIZER AFFECTS PLANT GROWTH, (7) HOW BIRDS HELP DESTROY INSECTS, (8) THE MANY USES OF WOOD, AND (9) BUILDING A MODEL CONSERVATION FARM. (ES)
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Authoring Institution: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Extension Service; Soil Conservation Service; 4-H CLUBS