ERIC Number: ED253406
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Soil Formation and Distribution in Missouri. Instructional Unit. Conservation Education Series.
Castillon, David A.
This unit is designed to help vocational agriculture teachers incorporate information on soil formation and the soils geography of Missouri into their curriculum. The unit consists of: (1) a topic outline; (2) general unit objectives; (3) discussions of processes and factors of soil formation, the soils geography of Missouri, and some soil conservation practices; (4) lesson plans for these three topic areas (each plan consisting of a list of materials needed, a list of objectives, and instructional strategies); (5) a glossary; (6) a bibliography and sources of additional information; and (7) appendices. The appendices include overhead transparency masters, a corssword puzzle, a unit test (with answers), a list of Basic Essential Skills Test objectives (for reading/language arts, mathematics, and government/economics) covered by the unit, and lists of conservation education consultants and outdoor skills education specialists in Missouri. (JN)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Conservation Education, Geography, Geography Instruction, Physical Environment, Science Curriculum, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Soil Conservation, Soil Science, Units of Study, Vocational Education
Education Section, Missouri Dept. of Conservation, Jefferson City, MO 65102.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Missouri State Dept. of Conservation, Jefferson City. Conservation Education Unit.