Into the Soil

Into the Soil introduces the topic of soil through a series of fun riddles. The book invites students to wonder about the ubiquitous substance that covers the Earth and to consider soil's functions. The book shows how soil helps all living things survive and introduces the ideas that: soil is all around us, many organisms live in the soil, and plants, animals, and people need the nutrients in soil in order to survive. Into the Soil provides an invitation to the Soil Habitats unit and depicts the important role of soil in our lives.