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Unit Industry Sector
Agriculture & Natural Resources

Unit Originally Created By: Karen Dalton-Wemp

Soil Science Principles

Part of Course: Agriscience/Intro to Ag Model

Unit Overview / Details

This unit contains lessons regarding soil components and types, soil texture, structure, pH and salinity, water delivery and irrigation systems, soil amendments, and fertilizers.

Instructional Hours

Classroom
15 Hours

Content / Concepts

  • Major soil components and types
  • How soil texture, structure, pH, and salinity affect plant growth
  • Water delivery and irrigation system options
  • Types, uses, and applications of amendments and fertilizers

CTE Standards

Lessons in this Unit

  • In this lesson students will learn about the basic soils components, importance of soils,main ideas in land evaluation including: texture, depth, slope and erosion and career possibilities.

    Instructional Time
    60 Minutes