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Dig into Soil

The new Dig Into Soil initiative provides hands-on learning experiences for youth to discover how healthy soils contribute to addressing climate change while empowering them to champion soil conservation activities in their own communities. This initiative allows youth to learn either at home with their families or through their 4-H club supported by volunteer leaders.

Activity Book

The Activity Book has all the back-‘ground’ information youth will need for exploring soils and climate change, with instructions for exciting hands-on activities that build upon learning at home or as a 4-H club.

This resource can be used by youth individually, by families at home, or by leaders and their 4-H clubs who are gathering virtually or in person.

Activity Kit

The Dig Into Soil Activity Kit helps facilitate learning on soil health and climate change, either at home or as a club, with resources to accompany the Dig Into Soil Activity Book.

While the Activity Kit has materials for some of the activities, you can still use the Activity Book to explore the soil beneath our feet.

Registration to receive an Activity Kit has closed. Check out the activity book above for more soil fun!

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Get more dirt on soil with Steeped in Soil

Check out our past soil health initiative, Steeped in Soil, to get the nitty-gritty on soil and more hands-on activities.

Founding Partner

Government Partner

Government of Canada

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