New Zealand Learning Adventures



Frost Heave

Soil, as well as weather, is important for the success of the farm and the plants it grows

We learn about the basic ingredients of various soils, see processes make mature, productive soils. 

We explore the various generations of plants that build the soils starting with bare rock to ultimately sustain and nourish the plants that grow in it.

Its Importance
Students become aware that soil plays an important roll in the balances of nature. We learn to understand how It is an essential ingredient for human survival.  We examine the ways it is managed and nourished so it can contribute best for human sustenance and survival.

Sometimes we witness the damage human mismanagement causes to the soils and see the long term consequences. 

Studies in different Zones show us the a great variety of soils, plants and environments.

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