• Introducing
    From The Ground Up: The Science of Soil
    Nutrients for Life Foundation is pleased to introduce From the Ground Up: The Science of Soil, highlighting the important role soil science plays in feeding our growing world.
  • Interactive
    Looking for ways to make science relevant for your students? Plant the seeds of curiosity with six interactive lesson plans, engaging videos, and more on the science of soil.
    Dig into the science all around you with these fun activities, videos, and more about the important role agriculture plays in providing nutrition and sustenance to our world.
  • Spotlight on
    Feeding the world is an incredibly complex and highly rewarding job. Learn more about the people working hard to provide nutritious food for the world’s growing population.
  • More Resources from
    Plow deeper for more resources to help teach your students the science of soil.

Secondary content

Interactive Lesson Plans

Turn your classroom into a virtual lab with interactive lesson plans designed to engage varied learners, enhance digital literacy, and increase overall retention of core concepts by bringing science to life.

Family Activities

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Family Farm Trip

Take your family on a farm trip to see how technological advances are making farms more productive, effective, and fun!

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Grow a Garden Guide

Kids love to get their hands dirty. Use this guide to help start your own family garden today!

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Tertiary content

See how educators are turning their classrooms into a virtual lab by integrating new interactive life-science lesson plans into their middle school curriculum.

Career Connection

Spotlight on Agronomy

Today’s agriculture industry is exploding with exciting career options! Meet the people using technology, science and innovative thinking to feed our world and protect our green spaces.

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Exploring Plant Nutrients

Plants, like people, require nutrients to grow. See if you can find the right mix of water, air, and nutrients to nurse this plant back to health!

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