Introduction to Soils



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.

Lesson Time

Instructional Time
60 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (2)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (5)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Recognize the major soil components and types.
  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of soil texture
  • Communicate learning objectives from power point and lecture regarding intro to soils to partner
  • Apply knowledge to flip chart on textures of soils

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