Different kinds of soil

by Aloian, Molly.

Format: Print Book 2010
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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Bethel Park Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction j 631.4 AL
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
 
Call Number  j 631.4 AL
 
 
Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Non-fiction 631.4 ALOIAN
Location  Monroeville Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-fiction
 
Call Number  631.4 ALOIAN
 
 
Summary

Different Kinds of Soil will help children understand the composition of soil, its layers, and what organic and inorganic matter is found in soil. Comparisons of soil particles help describe different types of soil, soils from different climates, how soil type effects plant and animal life, and the value of fertile soil.

Contents
What is soil?
Layers of soil
Soil chemistry
Humus
Textures and types
Sandy soil
Silty soil
Clay soil
Ages of soil
Soil and climate
Soil and nature
Soil and people
Caring for soil.

Additional Information
Series Everybody digs soil.
Subjects Soils -- Juvenile literature.
Soil chemistry -- Juvenile literature.
Soils.
Soil chemistry.
Publisher St. Catharines, Ont. ; New York :Crabtree Pub. Co.,2010
Language English
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
ISBN 9780778754138 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0778754138 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780778754008 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
0778754006 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
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