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Boy Scouts!

There are many badges you can earn while studying soil! 
Soil and Water Conservation Badge
Environmental Science Badge: Land Polution
Forestry Badge
Gardening Badge
Geology Badge
Landscape Achitecture Badge
Plant Science Badge
Sustainability Badge



A-Maze-ing Underground
Help corn flourish by collecting the perfect balance of nutrients like pacman would. Provided by Agrium. Be sure to check out the by Agrium on Seed Survivor!

The Great Plant Escape
Detective Leplant and his partners, Bud and Sprout, need your help to unlock the mysteries of soil and plant life.


Science Experiments

Soil Glue
What makes soil stick together? Check it out!

Disappearing Soil 
Learn about soil erosion in this simple experiment.

Dr. Dirt's K-12 Teaching Resources and Activities
The Sponge Model
A sponge in water is used to demonstrate many types of soil water interactions.

Soil is a Filter
Use grape Kool-Aid to learn how important soil is for clean drinking water.



Fun Stuff

Are you an artist? When you make your next painting, you can Paint with Soil for an earthy masterpiece. Dig down below the topsoil to get different colors and avoid painting with sandy soils. Look here!


Get the inside scoop

We made and wrote a book targeted for kids in grades 4-6, with cool enough pictures that anyone of any age will love it! The book talks about how "Soil is NOT Dirt" and "Yikes, It's Alive!" It comes with your very own soils glossary and lots of pictures to explain soil and show pretty, colorful soils from all over the world!

It's now available for purchase SSSA's online bookstore (note, you'll need to create an account or login to purchase - be sure to have your parents help out with this).

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