Here you find the links to sites that give information about soils as well as sites that provide learning tools about soil.
Web page about Soil Biological Communites for 4th-6th grade students, developed by the Bureau of Land Management's National Science & Technology Center in Denver, Colorado, USA
Site of the cooperating Dutch earth science studies (in Dutch)
An introductory course on soil science and soil resources prepared by Wageningen University (in Dutch)
Site for primary school kids in project form (in Dutch)
Provides a link to educational sources for primary school children and their teachers
On-line lessons developed the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to meet the needs of lower-level undergraduate students in earth and environmental sciences
An educational source for primary school pupils
Provides links to some good places for learning about soils
Gives a virtual excursion and sample profiles for each WRB Reference Soil Group (1998 version), to be consulted in conjuction with the Lecture Notes
Pages for younger children, aimed to be a basic, fun introduction to geology, part of OneGeology
Teaching material on soils and soil degradation. Developed by the Department of Geology and Soil Science of the University of Gent (Dutch)
An interactive BBC workshop in which children aged 7-8 can test a variety of rocks in terms of their properties
Science projects and science experiments for kid’s grades 1 to 8 that is safe and fun to do. Various e-books range containing full step by step instructions.
Web site with ideas and advice for science projects for parents, teachers and carers wanting to explore science with children.
Web page for high school and older students, and adults developped by the Bureau of Land Management's National Science & Technology Center in Denver, Colorado, USA
Provides a comprehensive list of universities and learning institutions which maintain a soil science curriculum
An entry to the many aspects of soil
An educational resource for information on soil science
Because different locations around the world have different climates, topographies and support different kinds of organisms, soil types vary in colour, texture and mineral composition
Provides information on soils of arid regions of the U.S. and Israel
Terra preta: international and interdisciplinary program focussing on anthropogenic soils (also known as "terra preta") that are found in the Amazon basin.
Explores the many layers of soil, focusses on living beings in the soil and provides a soil safari
A toolkit for teachers of environmentally themed subjects and others active in environmental education. The Green Pack's interactive, multi-media presentation makes it a lively source of information for anyone interested in environmental challenges
An introduction to soil science and soil resources
A repository of soil information, from simple gardening tips to complex scientific studies and research
A virtual tour through the world underground
Pedologie - One of the modules in on-line learning about geography (in German)
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