Soil Study Guide and Review Worksheets
This Soil Study Guide resource includes three versions– one completed study guide, one for student completion with review worksheets, and one digital study guide. This Soil Study Guide will help students review the following science concepts: the components of soil, characteristics of each soil component, soil and plant growth, and the ways soil supports living things.
What concepts will students review with this Soil Study Guide?
With this study guide, students will review:
- The importance of soil to an ecosystem and the ways soil supports living things.
- The components of soil.
- Characteristics of each soil component including particle size, how it holds water, and how it holds nutrients.
- How plants grow in each type of soil.
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What formats of the study guide are provided?
Three versions of this Soil Study Guide are included in this resource:
- Completed version- The Completed Study Guide is completely filled out. Just print and give to students.
- Study Guide for Student Completion- The Study Guide for Student Completion is similar to the Completed Study Guide but is missing some terms and includes questions for students to answer. This version also comes with two additional pages of questions related to the SOL. An answer key is provided for these pages.
- Digital Study Guide- The Digital Study Guide includes both the Completed Study Guide and the Study Guide for Student Completion in digital format (Google Slides). You can assign in Google Classroom or use this version with virtual or hybrid students
What science standards are covered?
This Soil Study Guide is specifically created to align with the 2018 Virginia Science SOL 3.6 although it also aligns with most science standards related to the components of soil, characteristics of each soil component, soil and plant growth, and the ways soil supports living things.
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