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Many factors affect soil formation such as climate, rock type, slope, time and biological activity.

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    Soil Formation

    Soil Formation

    by CK-12 //basic
    How soil is formed.
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  • Video
    The Five Factors of Soil Formation

    The Five Factors of Soil Formation

    by CK-12 //basic
    Environmental scientists discuss the factors that give soil its physical characteristics.
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  • Lesson Plan
    Soil Lesson Plan

    Soil Lesson Plan

    by CK-12 //basic
    In this lesson, students will discover how soil is formed, be able to describe the differences in soils in terms of texture, mineral content, and where the soil was formed, and identify and describe the parts of a soil profile.
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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Soil Formation Quiz - MS ES

    Soil Formation Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews factors that affect how soil forms.
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  • Real World Application
    Earth's Biggest Organism

    Earth's Biggest Organism

    by CK-12 //basic
    What qualifies as the largest organism depends on how you define it, but it's a tree or a fungus.
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