ERIC Number: ED178339
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: N/A
Field Guide to Soils. Earth Science Curriculum Project Pamphlet Series PS-2.
Foth, Henry; Jacobs, Hyde S.
Discussed are the importance of soil to plant and animal life, the evolution of a soil profile, and the major kinds of soil in the United States. On a suggested field trip, students examine different kinds of soil profiles; they also measure soil acidity and water-holding capacity. Suggestions for further study are provided along with references and a glossary. (Author/RE)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Earth Science, Ecology, Field Studies, Geology, Instructional Materials, Natural Resources, Pamphlets, Science Activities, Science Course Improvement Projects, Science Education, Science Instruction, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Soil Conservation, Soil Science
Publication Type: Guides - General; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Geological Inst., Washington, DC.