Lesson: Types of Soil Science
In this lesson, we will learn how to describe the composition of different types of soil and identify plants that can grow in each.
Three friends name the type of soil they each have in their garden.
Who has the best soil for growing lemon and orange trees in their garden?
Soil is a mixture of different-sized rocks, humus, minerals, air, and water. Sophia mixed a sample of soil with water and left it to settle in a graduated cylinder.
Which letter points to humus?
Which letter points to silt?
Fill in the blanks: The main rock particles in soil are sand, silt, and . The amounts of these particles that a soil contains determine its .