Lesson Plans

Soil: An Essential Resource

Soil connects us. For plants, insects, fungi, and bacteria, soil provides the resources necessary for sustaining life, shelter, food and water. Similarly, for us humans, soil provides essential goods and services such as the food we eat and is the first step in filtering municipal drinking water. This lesson demonstrates different soil management strategies used on farms and the direct impacts they can have on the environment.

This activity aligns with the following curriculum: SBI3C, SCH3U, SVN3M, SBI4U