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AG Literacy & Education

4th - 8th Grade Field Trips

What's the Dirt on Illinois' Soil?4th - 8th Grades

Students will learn about the soils of Illinois and how nutrient-rich soil makes our state an agricultural powerhouse. Topics include earthworms, Illinois’ minerals and resources, ice ages creating Illinois’ flat prairies, the Dust Bowl, and more.


Program Standards

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Request a free mailable soil kit, featuring lesson plans, hands-on activities, and reading material to be used in conjunction with the presentation.


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