9781619302969

Explore Soil! With 25 Great Projects

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  • ISBN13:

    9781619302969

  • ISBN10:

    1619302969

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/15/2015
  • Publisher: Nomad Press

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Summary

Soil! We walk on it, play in it, build with it, grow our food in it, and get antibiotics from it. But what exactly is soil? What makes it so important? Can we survive without it? In Explore Soil! With 25 Great Projects, young readers learn how vital soil is to our lives. It filters the water we drink and the air we breathe, and most of the food we eat either grows in soil or subsists on plants that grow there. Soil is a very important part of our daily diet!

Activities such as exploring soil runoff, composting, and analyzing soil composition offer kids the chance to get their hands dirty while coming face to face with the study of soil. Kids learn concepts within the fields of life science and chemistry while discovering the dangers soil faces. Explore Soil offers fun, practical information about something kids already love: soil!

Author Biography

Kathleen M. Reilly is an award-winning writer and author of more than a dozen books, including several for Nomad Press: Planet Earth: 25 Environmental Projects You Can Build Yourself; Cities: Discover How They Work; Energy: 25 Projects Investigate Why We Need Power & How We Get It; and Explore Solids and Liquids! With 25 Great Projects. She lives with her family in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Bryan Stone is a cartoonist and the illustrator of several books for Nomad Press including Explore Night Science!, Explore Flight!, Explore Rivers and Ponds!, Explore Rocks and Minerals!, Explore Electricity!, and Explore Money!. He lives in Hartland, Vermont.

Table of Contents

Intro: What Is Soil?
Chapter 1: Soil Filters the Air and Water
Chapter 2: Cures and Diseases in Soil
Chapter 3: The Meat You Eat
Chapter 4: From Farm to Plate
Chapter 5: Soil Gone Bad
Chapter 6: Recovering Soil
Glossary
Resources
Index

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