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Ch 26: The Global Distribution & Characteristics of Soil

About This Chapter

Use the video lessons in this chapter to help your middle school students learn more about the global distribution and characteristics of soil. The lessons offer self-assessment quizzes that assess how much about this subject your students comprehend.

The Global Distribution & Characteristics of Soil - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, middle school students gain greater insight into the characteristics and global distribution of soil. The short video lessons allow students to take a closer look at the nature of soil and the factors that impact its development, as well the concepts of soil texture and soil structure. The lessons also help students examine soil chemistry, formation and composition, and also analyze why soils are important natural resources in the United States. Your students can take self-assessment lesson quizzes to determine how well they comprehend the concepts. Instructors are also available to answer any questions about this chapter.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Soil Characteristics & Development Students can examine the nature of soil and the factors that influence its development. The lesson also compares and contrasts the concepts of soil texture and soil structure.
Soil Chemistry & Fertility This lesson helps students explore the various aspects of soil chemistry and why they are important for soil fertility.
The Formation and Composition of Soil: Definition and Factors In this lesson, students define soil and examine its formation and composition.
Fertile Soil Orders in the United States Instructors help students understand why soils are important natural resources and how they are managed in the United States.
Infertile Soil Orders in the United States Students take a closer look at infertile orders in the United States.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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