Basic Principles of Soil Science: Soil Testing

Soil Testing: HS.5 : Leadership Styles (2) (PDF) | (PPT)

It is important to test soils to determine the physical and chemical properties, which will determine how the soil is used best. It is also important to test and determine which of the five leadership styles students possess, helping to determine the strengths and weaknesses of each student.

Soil Testing: AHS.19 : Analyzing Risks and Rewards of Change (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

Make the connection between analyzing soil tests and finding what is missing to analyzing the risks and rewards of change. (Ex. Adding a certain type of fertilizer at a certain price point vs. changing job or occupation for a better lifestyle or more family time.)

Soil Testing: HS.42 : Life Balance (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

Show students that it is important to test soils in order to determine if they have the proper nutrient balance for the specific crop being grown, just as it is important to analyze our life to make sure we have a healthy balance of activities and priorities.