We All Need Soil


What is soil and why is it critical in ALL of our lives? Students will learn how we are linked to the soil beneath our feet and create a bookmark showing how everything starts with the soil.


Activity Instructions:
• We All Need Soil: Soil Chain Lesson

Hands-on Items:
• Cutouts – bacon/cereal
• Cutouts – corn
• Cutouts – pig
• Cutouts – soil
• We All Need Soil bookmarks – blank

Visual Aids:
• Corn Flakes
• Ear of corn
• Sample “We All Need Soil” bookmarks (2)
• Soil, Corn, Pig, and Food posters (set of 4)
• Soybean plant sample
• Toy bull
• Toy pig