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Super Soils: The Land Down Under

Affiliated Organization:  Campbell Creek Science Center

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Program Type

  • Activity Guide
  • Calendar
  • Classroom Visits
  • Curriculum-based Programs
  • Demonstrations
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Field Trip
  • How to Manual
  • Internet Activity
  • Interpretation
  • Lesson Plan/Activities
  • Map
  • Poster Brochure
  • Presentation
  • Residential and/or Camp
  • Resource Guide/Catalogue
  • Service-Learning
  • Supplemental Curriculum
  • Traveling Trunks

Description

Treat your students to a day in the dirt! Investigate soil science through experiments, hands-on activities, and creative exercises. Learn about soil prperties and its components. Find out how organic and inorganic material contribute to different soils, how much water different soils can hold, and the effects of plants on erosion and composition.

Subjects

  • Alaska Ecology
  • Archeology
  • Arts
  • Biology
  • Climate Change
  • Employability
  • English/Language Arts
  • Environmental Education
  • Forest Service
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Health
  • History
  • Invasive Species
  • Math
  • Paleontology
  • Recycling
  • Social Studies
  • STEM
  • Sustainability
  • Technology
  • Wilderness
  • Wildlife
  • Wildlife Safety
  • World Languages

Audience

  • K-12
  • Elementary
  • Junior High/Middle School
  • High School
  • Kindergarten
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • Teachers/Educators
  • Adults
  • Public

Region

  • Southcentral
  • Southeast
  • Southwest
  • Interior
  • Arctic Slope

City/Town/Village

Anchorage

Indoor/Outdoor/Both

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Both

Pay to Participate

  • Yes
  • No

Citizen Science Component

  • Alaska Curriculum Standards
  • Anchorage School District Common Cores
  • U.S. Department of Education Standards
  • Eppley Institute Standards for Interpretation
  • NPS Interpretive Development Program Standards

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