Dirt Dessert (Grades 1 to 3)
Students make their own soil with kitchen ingredients and in the process learn more about what lives and is found in soil.
Edible Soil (Grades 1 to 3)
This recipe makes a ‘dirt cake’ to eat. Students learn about soil layers while they build this cake. This recipe makes a ‘dirt cake’ to eat. Students learn about soil layers (horizons) while they build this cake.
Soil Sammy (Grades 1 to 6)
An experiment that has students stretch hosiery over the rim of a baby food jar and after adding soil and grass seeds. Students create Soil Sammy – the grass becomes hair. Older students can experiment with fertilizer, soil types and water balance.
Teachers’ Guide for The Dirt on Soil Program
This guide will tell you what areas of Grade 7 curriculum this program is supporting. It will give you
answers to the exercises