Different kinds of soil /

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by Aloian, Molly.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Series: Everybody digs soil. Published by : Crabtree Pub. Co., (St. Catharines, Ont. ; | New York :) Physical details: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm. Subject(s): Soils. | Soil chemistry. Year : 2010 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
Location Collection Call Number Status Date Due
Parkside Elementary School PB 631.4 ALO Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.


What is soil? -- Layers of soil -- Soil chemistry -- Humus -- Textures and types -- Sandy soil -- Silty soil -- Clay soil -- Ages of soil -- Soil and climate -- Soil and nature -- Soil and people -- Caring for soil.

Different Kinds of Soil will help children understand the composition of soil, its layers, and what organic and inorganic matter is found in soil. Comparisons of soil particles help describe different types of soil, soils from different climates, how soil type effects plant and animal life, and the value of fertile soil.