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QUALITY SOILS EDUCATIONAL TEACHING WEB SITE  LINKS – United States - Assembled by the United States Consortium of Soil Science Associations (USCSSA).

Listed below are selected web sites that contain excellent soils information for teaching students and learning about the interesting world of soils and soil science.  These are just a few of the more common web sites about teaching soils to students – there are many more!!

Check out these excellent web sites on SOILS!!  You will be surprised to learn interesting facts about soils and there role in our environment. 

http://www.mastersinenvironmentalscience.org  -- Guide to Environmental Science Careers

https://www.soils.org/lessons  -- From Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) web site

http://www.pssac.org/SoilTeachingUnit/SoilUnitIntro.htm  -- From Professional Soil Scientists Association of California web site

http://forces.si.edu/soils   From Smithsonian soils web site

http://www.commtechlab.msu.edu/sites/dlc-me/zoo/zdmain.html   -- From Illinois web site

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schooladventures/soil/index.html  -- From Illinois Soil Classifiers Association web site

http://www.wtamu.edu/~crobinson/DrDirt.htm   -- From Illinois Soil Classifiers Association web site

https://www.soils.org/smithsonian/teachers  -- From Mid-Atlantic Association of Professional Soil Scientists web site

http://pssat.org/Education.htm   -- From Professional Soil Scientist Association of Texas web site

Globe   -   http://www.globe.gov  --- USCSSA web site-- From NASA  

Soil Biology – Just for Kids – 4th – 6th grade students --  http://www.blm.gov/nstc/soil/Kids/index.html  -- USCSSA web site – From Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 

Soil Biological Communities – High school and older student and adults--   http://www.blm.gov/nstc/soil/index.html  -- USCSSA web site -- From BLM

Soil Profiles of the Northeast--   http://nesoil.com/images/images.htm  -- USCSSA  web site – From Society of Soil Scientists of Southern New England

http://soils.usda.gov/gallery  -- USDA - Soil Survey Division web site


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The small state soil profiles used above, and the images from the photo collage (Soils All Around Us) are all courtesy of USDA NRCS. Click here to learn more about the images.
State Soils

Nebraska Soil Profile (Holdrege)Did you know that each US state has an official state soil? Learn more from the USDA NRCS State Soils web site.

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