Grade 3: Understanding Earth and Space Systems
Soils in the Environment Science Kit.
Call Number: TBD
Covers the following:
Strand A: STEM Skills and Connections
Strand E: Soils in the Environment
Students will investigate the organic and inorganic components of soil, the characteristics of healthy soil, and how healthy soil is maintained and impacts human activities. Teachers are encouraged to bring multiple types of soil for students to examine, which can be found at local garden centers, or some backyard or hardware stores. This kit provides materials for six activities.
Different lessons, activities, and games about soils for various grade levels.
A grade 3 curriculum resource from the Nova Scotia Department of Education that includes worksheets, lesson plans, assessments, and extension activities.
"A video explaining who and what lives in the soil and how it positively impacts one another."
"A straightforward video that teaches students the different characteristics of sand, silt, clay, and loam when wet and when dry."
"This video covers what soil pollution is, how it happens, its impacts, and what we can do to lessen its impacts."
"An experiment done with three different bottles (one with just soil, one with dead leaves, and one with dirt with grass) to demonstrate how soil can help filter our water."