Secondary Resources (High School & Middle School)

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Phosphate Mining Multiple Choice Questions

The Phosphate Mining Multiple Choice Questions complements the Phosphate Mining in the Southeastern U.S. video available on https://www.nutrientsforlife.org/for-teachers. The multiple choice items and writing prompt allow students to review concepts from the video. Available as a downloadable PDF. Complete the checkout/shopping cart process to receive an email with the download link.

Phosphate Mining Paper Manipulative Activity

The Phosphate Mining Paper Manipulative Activity complements the Phosphate Mining in the Southeastern U.S. video available on https://www.nutrientsforlife.org/for-teachers. The paper manipulative activity enforces concepts learned in the video, such as why phosphate is important, steps of the phosphate mining process, and visual identifiers of reclamation land. Available as a downloadable PDF.

Pre- and Post- Test Assessments for Middle School

Pre- and Post- Test Assessments for the Nourishing the Plane in the 21st Century Middle School curriculum measure knowledge gained before and after teaching the curriculum. Available as a downloadable PDF. Complete the checkout/shopping cart process to receive an email with the download link.

Pre- and Post- Test Assessments for High School

Pre- and Post- Test Assessments for the Nourishing the Plane in the 21st Century High School curriculum measure knowledge gained before and after teaching the curriculum. Available as a downloadable PDF. Complete the checkout/shopping cart process to receive an email with the download link.

From the Ground Up: The Science of Soil website

Audience: Middle School

Through a partnership with Discovery Education, this microsite provides a collection of digital resources about soil science, including career spotlights, interactive lessons, digital exploration, and family activities. Visit www.thescienceofsoil.com.

#SoilScience Reader Teacher Guide

Audience: Middle School

A downloadable companion document for the #SoilScience 7th & 8th grade reader. Available as a downloadable PDF. Complete the checkout/shopping cart process to receive an email with the download link.

#SoilScience Reader (7th & 8th Grade)

Audience: Middle School

The digital reader introduces soil formation and soil horizons with a fun edible soil activity. Other topics include the nitrogen cycle, plant nutrition, and fertilizer basics featuring the 4R Nutrient Stewardship. Available as a downloadable PDF. Complete the checkout/shopping cart process to receive an email with the download link.

Potassium Cycle Poster

Audience: High School

Enforce geochemical cycle concepts with this poster about the potassium cycle. A great visual aid for the high school classroom.

Phosphorus Cycle Poster

Audience: High School

Perfect for the science classroom, this poster focuses on the movement of phosphorus.

Nitrogen Cycle Poster

Audience: Middle/High School

So many of our planet’s systems are cyclical, including one of the most recognizable cycles: nitrogen. Use this colorful visual to help teach about nitrogen’s role in plant growth.

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