Nourishing the Planet in the 21st Century: Middle School Curriculum

A middle school supplemental curriculum, which was reviewed and approved by the Smithsonian offers six science-based lessons about soil science.

Offered through the FERT Foundation’s Nutrients for Life educational pillar, the middle school school supplemental curriculum, approved by the Smithsonian and written in coordination with a textbook company, consists of six science-based lessons focusing on soil science. Accompaning the curriculum are pre and post assessments, flashcard activities and complimentary PowerPoint presentation.

  1. In Search of Essential Nutrients
  2. Properties of Soils
  3. Plant-Soil Interactions
  4. Plant Nutrient Deficiencies
  5. Fertilizers and the Environment
  6. Nourishing the Planet in the 21st Century