Soil Magic

Conduct experiments on soil pH, soil profiles and components, and crop rotation! Learn the unique history of our state and its valuable resource, soil. Unearth soil with this Multidisciplinary Agricultural Integrated Curriculum Kit – it’s mAGic!

Description

Ag Mags:
• Soil Ag Mags (30)

Books:
• Worst Hard Time, The

CD-ROMs:
• Claude’s Got the Scoop on Soil!
• Helping People Understand Soils: Tools for Educators

DVD Videos:
• Surviving the Dust Bowl

Hands-on Items:
• Clay sample
• Coffee filters (30)
• Cotton balls (package)
• Dish soap
• Droppers (11)
• Earth ball
• Food coloring, green
• Funnels (10)
• Glass vials (40)
• Indicator solution kit
• Jars with lids (30 – 4 oz.)
• Magnifying lenses (8)
• Measuring spoons (30 – 1 tsp.)
• Paper plates with compartments (15)
• Paper towels
• Plastic bowl with lid (3.2 qt.)
• Plastic bowls with lids (5 – 4 cup)
• Plastic containers with lids (2 – 1/2 gal.)
• Plastic cups (9 oz., 30)
• Sand sample
• Silt sample
• Spoons, plastic (30)
• Tape
• Zip close bags quart (30)

Information Sheets:
• Drummer Silty Clay Loam in Illinois Counties
• Drummer Silty Clay Loam Map of Illinois
• Primary Layers of a Soil Profile

Posters:
• Can a Single Apple Slice Feed the World? (provided separately; do not fit)
• Soil and Your Life (provided separately; do not fit)
• Soil: The Foundation of Life (provided separately; do not fit)
• Soils of Illinois (provided separately; do not fit)

Resource Binders:
• Soil

Resource Folders:
• Saving Illinois Soil from Going Downhill

Visual Aids:
• Drummer soil sample