Soil Science

Soil Science

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993239

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Description

This book discusses the make up of soil, its formation and how taking care of soil will reap benefits for all living things. Reading Essentials in Science.

Reading Level
Lexile
820L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Q
ATOS
5.5
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Nature Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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