New Zealand Science Learning Hub. Dig in and learn about soil – the essential resource beneath our feet.
Teacher resources compiled by the New Zealand Society of Soil Science (NZSSS)
Learn about a fascinating and crucially important matter!
Soil, Farming and Science
A learning module by Sciencelearn.org.nz
Resources from outside New Zealand
A website full of educational soils information for teachers
Particularly useful is a searchable database of soils-related lessons, hands-on activities, labs, readings, and more:
Provider: Soil Science Society of America
USDA Soil Education
Soil education page
In particular: Over 30 videos produced by the US Department of Agriculture's on various aspects of soil health:
Provider: USDA-NRCS (National Resource Conservation Centre)
Soil-Net.com is a free and compelling environmental Internet resource providing teachers and students with extensive curriculum-based information about soil.
Provider: Cranfield University, UK
Hands-on, exploratory learning activities based on methods of scientific inquiry to encourage interest in science, soil, engineering, agriculture, and natural resources, tailored for students in grades 9-12.
Provider: Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies
The magical world of soil biodiversity
A collection of 10 children's stories from around the world.
Provider: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Nutrients for life
Free, interactive lesson plans, videos, and classroom tools promote a deeper understanding of core science concepts as your students discover the complex world of soil.
Provider: Nutrients For Life Foundation