Key Stage 2 (Years 3 to 6)

SOIL AND SOILMAKERS

 

 

Pupils investigate soil and the animals, plants, fungi and micro-organisms involved in the natural process of decay and soil production. They use hands-on investigation of different soil types to discover what soil is made of and then explore the park in search of soilmakers.

 

Curriculum Links

 

  • Rocks - Compare and group together different kind of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties.

  • Rocks - Recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter.

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Available all year round

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We do not do any microscope work in this workshop. This workshop can be combined with the workshop. Rocks and weathering as an all-day workshop (with a picnic lunch break).