Slice of Soil Lesson for the Week of 9/14-9/18

You might be surprised at how little of the Earth’s surface is actually suitable for agricultural production. Each year, our farmers are expected to grow more food on less land. Help your students better understand how and where our food is grown with our captivating “Slice of Soil” lesson.

Here is the lesson plan for teachers:

Here’s a fun video you could use as an introduction, demonstration, or review of this activity:

Look for more ag-themed weekly lessons from Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom, released every Thursday, for the remainder of the fall semester!

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