The Dirt On Soil

The Dirt on Soil – What’s Really Going On Under the Ground

Click on these links to find out about soil layers, what’s living under your feet, and more.

Visit to view the DIG IT! Secrets of Soil link to the Smithsonian.

Go to for additional information.

Go to: to learn about the soil nutrients needed for plant growth.

For interactive soil activities, lesson plans and soil background from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) go to:

Just For Kids Soil go to:

Soil and Water Connection Lessons
Soil & Water Holding Capacity Comparison Lesson
Filtration Lesson
Infiltration Test Lesson
Soil Is A Filter Lesson
Soil Water Lesson
Soil Glue Lesson