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Organic Home Garden

Nourishing
Our Soil

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objectives

  • What is in soil?

  • Why do plants need soil?

  • How do we take care of soil and why do we need to?

teacher resources

Includes:

  • Lesson Plan

  • Classroom Slides

watch

Learn about how soil provides nutrients, specifically nitrogen, to plants and how we can keep soil fertile for plants.

810-1000L Article:

read

Learn more about why plants need soil, different ways we can add nitrogen to soil, and how different plants require different amounts of nitrogen.

There are two versions of this article for different reading levels (810-1000L and 1010-1200L).

1010-1200L Article:

listen

Listen to soil expert Clark Harshbarger about how he helps farmers understand their land and regenerate their farm.

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play

Step into the shoes of a farmer in this fun game. Plant different crops and monitor how much money you have earned and how much nitrogen is left in your soil.

printable materials

game rules and set-up

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