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3 rd Grade Soil Unit Mrs. Thornburgs Picture Vocabulary.

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1 3 rd Grade Soil Unit Mrs. Thornburgs Picture Vocabulary

2 What do we call the loose material in which plants grow in the upper layer of the Earth? _____________________________

3 Soil

4 What do we call the part of the soil made up of the decayed parts of once-living things? ______________________________________

5 Humus

6 What do we call a rich type of topsoil with lots of humus? _________________________________

7 Loam

8 What do we call a type of soil with very small grains that trap a lot of water? ____________________________________

9 Clay

10 What do we call solid rock under soil? ________________________

11 Bedrock

12 What do we call the layer under the topsoil? ___________________________

13 Subsoil

14 What do we call the top layer of soil? It is made up of the smallest grains, has the most humus and is the richest layer of soil (most nutrients). _____________________________

15 Topsoil

16 Label the layers of earth. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1.___________________ 2.___________________ 3.___________________ 4.___________________

17 Label the layers of earth. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1.Humus 2.Topsoil 3.Subsoil 4.Bedrock


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