- Ask learners what they remember about soil from previous PowerPoint presentations and discussions.
Rock broken down by acids and water; rubbing against each other; gives plants minerals and water; helps plants grow, etc.
- Ask learners to describe sand at the beach and sand around their homes.
Beach = soft, white, rocky, full of shells; Home = red/grey/brown; stony, soft, sticky when wet, etc.
- Show Presentation 3.
- During the slide show, ask learners to carefully write down what soil is made of (they can make rough notes).
- At the end of the slide show, discuss what they wrote down.
- Show Video 2.
This Video explains the different types of soil and how they are formed.
Learners must read the information and answer the questions relating to the different soil types and their properties.