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Explore Soil

In this worksheet, students will be helped to explore the world of soils, looking at their different characteristics and why soil is so important.

'Explore Soil' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Rocks

Curriculum subtopic:   Soils

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Soil is very important to the health of the planet - it's what plants are anchored in and it provides them with essential minerals so that they grow well.


There are many different types of soil in the UK and around the world.


Handful of soil


This series of questions looks at different aspects of soil: what it is made of, why that's important and how it affects what grows in it.


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