This post is the second in a series of posts with resources for teachers teaching across the curriculum in their school gardens. This post lists some of the resources shared on the topic of soil science in school gardens from session two of the garden classroom series. If you are interested in participating, you can learn more about which districts are hosting the series here.
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We need soil by Ji-jyeon Lee
Dirt, the scoop on soil by Natalie M. Rosinsky
Up in the garden, down in the dirt by Kate Messner
Compost Stew by Mary McKenna Siddals
Soil resource books for grades 4-7
Soil erosion and how to prevent it by Natalie Hyde
Different kinds of soil by Molly Aloian
Micro life in soil by Natalie Hyde
How is soil made? by Heather L. Montgomery
What’s sprouting in my trash? by Esther Porter
Why do we need soil? by Kelley MacAulay
Composting: Nature’s Recyclers by Robin Koontz
Common mushrooms of the Northwest by J. Duane Sept
Soil science resources for teachers available on the nutrients for life website