08 - Weathering and formation of soil - 3 class periods

abrasion, chemical weathering, erosion, ice wedging, mechanical weathering, carbon dioxide, oxygen, deciduous forest, humus, inorganic, laterite, loam, organic, pedalfer, pedocal, residual soil, soil horizon, soil profile, subsoil, topsoil, transported soil, C-horizon, 


  • Listen to the audio or read the chapter.
  • Watch the videos.
  • In class, discuss weathering and soil types. Make a model of soil horizons.