Name Date: School: Facilitator: 6.01 Soil Composition Part One Directions: Using a drawing program on your computer, such as Paint or an online app, such as Queeky.com to create an illustration of a typical soil profile. You cannot just copy one from the internet; you must draw your own! Draw the soil horizons in order and make each horizon its own color. Your drawing must include O, A, B, and C horizons and bedrock. Save the image as a jpeg and paste it into this document. (If you use the Queeky app, go to File then Download Image.) Soil Profile (Paste your illustration below):
Part Two Directions: Complete the following information about your illustration. S OIL P ROFILE K EY – WHICH COLOR IS EACH LAYER ? O H ORIZON – Purple A H ORIZON – Pink B H ORIZON – Blue C H ORIZON – Red B EDROCK - Clear W RITE TWO FACTS ABOUT EACH LAYER : O H ORIZON – 1.) IT 2 inches thick, made up of dead plant material A H ORIZON – 2.) It’s between 5 to 10 inches thick 2.) Consist of organic matter B H ORIZON – 1.) It made up of clay 2.) Has been washed down to this horizon by rainwater
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- Summer '17
- J Watts