Multimedia Gallery - Soils Support Buildings and Infrastructure- May 2015


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Soils Support Buildings and Infrastructure- May 2015




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Soils Support Buildings and Infrastructure- May 2015
Soils Support Buildings and Infrastructure

STEM Standard addressed: ESS3C - Human Impacts on Earth Systems


Appropriate Grade Level(s)
  • All
Materials are best used for
  • Classroom Lectures
  • Extension Presentations
General Course Areas
  • Introduction to Soil Science

Category: Environment & Landscape


Description
Your home, school, workplace...all of them are built on soil...and often with it. The foundations of buildings need to be on strong soil to support them. Septic systems, storm water systems and waste water management all rely on soils to help clean our water. Soils are the backbone of the world we live in!

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This video was developed for the 2015 International Year of Soils, May's theme of Soils Support Buildings and Infrastructure. More resources are available at www.soils.org/iys/12-month-resources/may

Peer Review: Yes

Credit this item to: Soil Science Society of America
Media Date: 2015-05-01
Provided By: (SSSA) Soil Science Society of America


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  • * Soil Science Society of Ameria
    SSSA

Submitted By: (SSSA) Soil Science Society of America


Keywords

  • Building
  • IYS
  • Soil
  • Houses
  • Office
  • Structure
  • Rain garden
  • Urban
  • Infastructure
  • Sewage

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