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The Forest & The Soil Cycle

Grades: 5-8
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Forests protect our soil from erosion acting as a sponge and filter. Trees drop leaves, branches, bark and seeds to decompose and add needed ...

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Benchmarks for Science Literacy
NSTA National Science Education Standards

Explore the geology of soil formation and the role that trees play in the soil cycle.


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